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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Negated Numbers

I don't know where is wrong here :c

Challenge Task 1 of 1

Create a variable named good_numbers that is an re.findall() where the pattern matches anything in string except the numbers 5, 6, and 7.

negate.py
import re

string = '1234567890'

good_numbers = re.findall(r'[\d+][^567]', string)

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,018 Points

You have two ranges in your re, and the first one accepts any digit (including 5, 6, or 7)

:point_right: Try writing your re so it has only one range which imposes the necessary restrictions.

thanks steven ;p

Daniel Muchiri
Daniel Muchiri
15,407 Points

You only need to negate 5, 6, or 7

Thanks Steven!