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

I need help!

When I try to do task 3, it always tells me I got it wrong. I can't figure out what I didn't do!

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

2 Answers

Shreyas Papinwar
Shreyas Papinwar
2,371 Points

hi try comparing this code to urs - \n note - ur code is correct but sometimes treehouse whats the code in correct format

available = "banana split;hot fudge;cherry;malted;black and white"
sundaes = available.split(";")

display_menu = ", ".join(sundaes)

menu = "Our available flavors are: {}.".format(display_menu)
Jason Freeman
Jason Freeman
414 Points

I'm not understanding how it is possible to split on a comma without calling the .split method in display_menu. I would of wrote the code as such: display_menu = sundaes.split(", ") menu = "Our available flavors are: {}.".format(.join(display_menu))

Shreyas Papinwar
Shreyas Papinwar
2,371 Points

I will explain the code -

available = "banana split;hot fudge;cherry;malted;black and white"
 #now available has a string.

sundaes = available.(";")
 # now sundaes will have a list of words separated with ";"

display_menu = ", ".join(sundaes)
then we are joining all the words sundaes has with .join() function.
now display will hold 

menu = "Our available flavors are: {}.".format(display_menu)