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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Slices sillyCase

Gosh, I need help with this !

I've trouble converting first half of the integer to lowercase while the other, uppercase

def sillycase(string1):
    final_string = list(string1)

    for letters in final_string:
        final_string[::]//2 ==

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,037 Points

Here's a suggested approach:

  • first determine what half the length is
  • then use that with slices to get a separate first half and last half
  • then you can apply the appropriate case conversions to each
  • finally re-assemble the halves and return that resut

You could optionally combine some of the steps to reduce to number of code lines.

def sillycase(string): half=len(string)//2 first_half=string[:half].lower() last_half=string[half:].upper() return first_half + last_half

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,037 Points

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