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Andy McDonaldPython Development Techdegree Graduate 13,801 Points
Don't know how to use itemgetter without the list stating a kwarg
This quiz is asking me to use itemgetter in a way that was not covered in the lesson. I understand passing the keyword as the argument in itemgetter but am not aware of how to use it on a tuple. The only thing that seems to make sense in an index of each tuple but i cant really seem to get that to work.
from operator import itemgetter fruit_list = [ ('apple', 2), ('banana', 5), ('coconut', 1), ('durian', 3), ('elderberries', 4) ] sorted_fruit = sorted(fruit_list, key=itemgetter(index))
Running your code gives a NameError: name 'index' is not defined. Instead of
key=itemgetter(index), have you tried