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Python Python Basics (2015) Python Data Types Use .split() and .join()

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Jonathan Newman Python Basics Challenge Task 3 of 3

Alright, let's finish making our menu. Combine the sundaes list into a new variable named display_menu, where each item in the list is rejoined together by a comma and a space (", "). Then reassign the menu variable to use the existing variable and .format() to replace the placeholder with the new string in display_menu.

available = "banana split;hot fudge;cherry;malted;black and white"
sundaes = available.split(';')
menu = "Our available flavors are: {}.".format(('; ').join(sundaes))

1 Answer

Phillip Kerman
Phillip Kerman
Courses Plus Student 285 Points

You're basically turning the first string into a list (by splitting using the semicolon) and then using join to make a string. So, you should change the "; " that you're using with join() to instead be ", " Beyond that, you may need to match to the exact variable names in the instructions. HTH