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Python Python Basics (2015) Letter Game App Random Item

Alice Ng
Alice Ng
1,560 Points

Help plsssssss!!!The task is not passing, have no idea whats the reason.

pops up NameError random_item is not defined, but i think i have.

item.py
# EXAMPLE
# random_item("Treehouse")
# The randomly selected number is 4.
# The return value would be "h"
import random
def random_item(item):
    number = randint(0,len(item)-1)
    return item[number]

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,921 Points

The method isn't fully specified.

You wrote "randint" instead of "random.randint". The resulting syntax error cause the entire definition to be discarded.

Another solution would be to change the import statement to: "from random import randint"

Alice Ng
Alice Ng
1,560 Points

Ahahah silly mistake there, Thanks for answering my question, really helped me