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Python Python Basics (2015) Python Data Types list.remove()

Terrell Phinazee
Terrell Phinazee
1,675 Points

Having trouble removing item from list. Please help.

Please help

lists.py
states = [
    'ACTIVE',
    ['red', 'green', 'blue'],
    'CANCELLED',
    'FINISHED',
    5,
]
states.remove('blue')

2 Answers

Tammy Lee
Tammy Lee
2,901 Points

Confusing question. It wanted you to remove the last item, so this worked for me: states.remove(5)

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Ok the confusion seems to be in the instructions in the challenge. Here we have an array named states. But in that array, we also have another array. The instructions indicate that they want you to remove the second array from the states array. We do this with this line:

states.remove(['red','green','blue'])