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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Lists Removing items from a list

Shaun Jensen
Shaun Jensen
Courses Plus Student 3,020 Points

having trouble with the Removing items from a list Challenge Task 2

just wondering why my code isn't working?

messy_list = ["a", 2, 3, 1, False, [1, 2, 3]] messy_list.pop(3) messy_list.insert(0, 1)

Your code goes below here

del messy_list[0] del messy_list[4] messy_list.remove([1, 2, 3])

thanks for the help

1 Answer

One of the problems I can spot is that once you delete the item at the 0th index, the item at the 4th index becomes the [1,2,3] list so your next 2 commands both try to delete that one, since indexes shift after you delete the first one