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Python Python Basics (Retired) Putting the "Fun" Back in "Function" Functions

functions challenge task 2

Well, I'm back. Sorry about that!

I didn't think I'd have this much trouble, but they are challenges after all. I get the error 'Can't convert to str implicitly' or I think it actually says it cant convert the list to str implicitly. I thought by splitting it, it converted it to a string. Though I think I remember now that it doesn't work on integers? I say that because in one of the quizzes was that '+'.split([1, 2, 3]) would not work.

Anyway, any help is largely appreciated!

EDIT: I figured it out!

functions.py
def add_list(list):

    total = 0

    for i in list:
        total += i

    return total

def summarize(list2):
  X = ' '.split(list2)
  Y = add_list(list2)

  print("The sum of {} is {}".format(X, Y))

1 Answer

Gunhoo Yoon
Gunhoo Yoon
5,027 Points

Split does not operate on string. The syntax in this case would be list.split('separator') you are probably confused with join().

Yeah I did some more research and finally got the answer. I did confuse those 2 though :L