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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Dictionaries String Formatting with Dictionaries

I am not sure what to do?

I am not sure what to do because I thought I had unpacked a dictionary but obviously I didn't. I am a bit confused

string_factory.py
def favorite_food(dict):
    if dict:
        return "Hi, I'm {name} and I love to eat {food}!".format()                                           
    else:
        print("Hi what is ur name and what food would you like to eat?")

favorite_food(**{"dict": {"name": "Kenneth", "food": "tacos"}})

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,032 Points

You're overthinking this a bit. You won't need to add a conditional statement. In fact, the only thing you need to add is to pass an argument to the "format" function in the provided code. That's the place where you can use the unpacking operator with the "dict" parameter.

Jenn Chu
PLUS
Jenn Chu
Courses Plus Student 18,400 Points

Try this:

def favorite_food(dict): return "Hi, I'm {name} and I love to eat {food}!".format(**dict)

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,032 Points

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