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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Slices Slice Functions

sarvienn thevendran
sarvienn thevendran
734 Points

function odds

it's throwing back an error.. how do i get this done

def first_4(it):
    it = it[:4]
    return it 

def first_and_last_4(it):
    return it[:4] + it[-4:]

def odds(it):
    for it[i] in it:
        if i %2 !=0:
            return it

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,967 Points

You may have misinterpreted the instructions. They ask for a function "that returns every item with an odd index", not with an odd value.

Also if you return from within a loop, you'll only return one item and the loop will never finish. But you can do this task without a loop using slices.