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Python Python Collections (Retired) Lists Redux Manipulating Lists

Dave Hanna
PLUS
Dave Hanna
Courses Plus Student 2,969 Points

Dont know how to solve this

Don't really know what I'm doing

lists.py
the_list = ["a", 2, 3, 1, False, [1, 2, 3]]

# Your code goes below here
the_list.pop(4)
the_list.insert(0)

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,636 Points

You do seem to have the right idea. But you have a few issues:

  • remember that indexes start at 0, not 1. The value you want is not at index 4.
  • the insert method takes two arguments, the offset (you have that already), and the thing to insert
  • the pop method will return the thing that it removes.

I'll bet you can get it now without an explicit spoiler.

Dave Hanna
Dave Hanna
Courses Plus Student 2,969 Points

the_list = ["a", 2, 3, 1, False, [1, 2, 3]]

Your code goes below here

value = the_list.pop(3) the_list.insert(0, value)

Got it thanks!