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Python Python Basics (2015) Python Data Types List cleanup

How do you do this challenge: And, finally, we need to remove that 2. Can you delete it with del, too? Thanks!

Please help!

messy = [5, 2, 8, 1, 3]
del messy[2]

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,788 Points

:point_right: You already removed the "8" in step 1. Removing the "2" is exactly the same, only with a different index:

messy = [5, 2, 8, 1, 3]
del messy[2]  # this removes the "8"
del messy[1]  # this removes the "2"