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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Lists Creating lists

I don't know how to add a list inside a list.

I tried many different ways of doing this until I came across this one which is clearly wrong. Could you please explain to me how and why? Thanks

my_list = ['3', '2', '1' 'hi', 'bye']
mys = ['reel', 'cake']

my_list = my_list.append(mys)

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,423 Points

Very close. The challenge is looking for three numbers not a string with a numeral character. Remove the quote from around the numbers.

Edit: also, assignment to my_list is not necessary. append() alters a list in place:

? my_list.append(mys)