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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Slices Slice Functions

help me please

help please

def first_4 (first_four_items):
    first_four_items = [0:4]
    return first_four_items

1 Answer

Hi Roja,

You are very close to finishing this function! However, the second line of your code is invalid syntax. You need to write the slice of the array ON the array you pass in as an argument to the function, and not on its own.

I changed the name of your argument for clarity, as you are not passing in the first four items, but rather passing in a list. The function then returns the first four items. Try this and see if it works

def first_4 (array):
    first_four_items = array[0:4]
    return first_four_items