Python Python Basics (2015) Letter Game App Random Item

How do I return the iterable member that's at your random number's index.

How do I return the iterable member that's at your random number's index.

item.py
# EXAMPLE
# random_item("Treehouse")
# The randomly selected number is 4.
# The return value would be "h"

import random

def random_item(word):
    word = random.randint(0,len(word)-1)
    return word

2 Answers

Jeffrey James
Jeffrey James
2,635 Points

Think about this - imagine 2 is really your random number you generated

In [17]: 'jeff'[2]
Out[17]: 'f'

Thanks mate. That worked!