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Python Python Collections (Retired) Lists Redux Manipulating Lists

Hope Mallary
Hope Mallary
900 Points

get help

help

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

# Your code goes below here
the_list.pop(3)

the_list.insert(0,1)
print(the_list)

del the_list[4]
del the_list[5]
del the_list[1]
Simon Coates
Simon Coates
28,693 Points

the problem is that as you remove items, the index values change. (unless you remove items from higher index values first). the following might be what you want:

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

# Your code goes below here
the_list.pop(3)

the_list.insert(0,1)
print(the_list)

del the_list[4]
del the_list[4]
del the_list[1]

1 Answer

Simon Coates
Simon Coates
28,693 Points

maybe:

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

# Your code goes below here
the_list.insert(0, the_list.pop(3));

print(the_list) #[1, 'a', 2, 3, False, [1, 2, 3]]

del the_list[1]
del the_list[3]
del the_list[3]