Python Introducing Lists Using Lists Continental

Nolan Aschenbrener
Nolan Aschenbrener
1,520 Points

How do I print items in a list starting with a particular letter?

I need to print out all the items in the list that start with the letter A

continents.py
continents = [
    'Asia',
    'South America',
    'North America',
    'Africa',
    'Europe',
    'Antarctica',
    'Australia',
]
for continent in continents:
    print('* ' + continent)

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
170,403 Points

You could add an "if" statement to control when the "print" runs.

In the "if" conditional clause, you could compare the first letter (accessed by indexing) to "A".