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Python Introducing Lists Using Lists Continental

Alan Haven
Alan Haven
960 Points

How do you access characters in string by indexing?

Hard time figuring out the second task to this challenge on continents starting only with letter "A"

continents = [
    'South America',
    'North America',

for continent in continents:
    print("* " + continent)

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
215,984 Points

You can think of a string as a list of individual characters. So for example, if you had a string called "name" and you wanted the third character from it, you could reference "name[2]". Since index values start with 0, the index number for the third item would be 2.

So with this info, I'll bet you can create a reference for the first character of "continent". :wink:

Alan Haven
Alan Haven
960 Points

Got it, thanks Steven!