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Python Python Basics (2015) Letter Game App Random Item

Thananjaya Chakravarthy
Thananjaya Chakravarthy
4,672 Points

how to return the iterable member specified by means of index, that is been selected by the random.randint.

clearly don't know, how to execute the program...

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

    start=random.randint(0,len(name)-1)
    while True:

1 Answer

Stuart Wright
Stuart Wright
41,102 Points

Your first 3 lines are correct. Then after that you simply need to return the item at the random index you've chosen using the random number generator:

import random

def random_item(name):
    start = random.randint(0, len(name)-1)
    return name[start]