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Python Python Basics (2015) Letter Game App Random Item

Sam Blaha
Sam Blaha
14,889 Points

I feel I'm close but can't get this....

I've looked at numerous examples here in the message board. Please someone tell me how close or far away I am.

item.py
# EXAMPLE
# random_item("Treehouse")
# The randomly selected number is 4.
# The return value would be "h"
import random

def random_item(javabean):
    num = random.randint(0,len(javabean)-1)
        return javabean [num]

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
220,501 Points

You nearly had it!

There's just an indentation error — the "return" line should start at the same column as the line above it.

Sam Blaha
Sam Blaha
14,889 Points

haha! wow! Thank you so much for the quick response. Thing was driving me crazy!