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Python Introducing Lists Using Lists Continental

I am stuck on a Python list coding challenge. How do I only print continents that begin with the letter "A".

Could someone please help with what I am doing wrong? I need to only print continents that start with A

continents = ['Asia', 'South America', 'North America', 'Africa', 'Europe', 'Antarctica', 'Australia']

for continent in continents:
    if continents == "A":
        print ("* " + continent)

1 Answer

Jerson Otzoy
Jerson Otzoy
1,532 Points

Hello, As it says you can access the content of the string by index, so the first character of the string would have and index 0, and that value is the one you should compare to 'A'

for continent in continents:
     if continent[0] == 'A':
          print ("* " + continent)