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# I'm struggling to complete the 4th Slice Function

I've tried various variations of the code without success, can someone point out the problem, thanks.

slices.py
```def first_4(items):
return items[:4]

def first_and_last_4(items):
return items[:4] + items[-4:]

def odds(items):
return items[1::2]

def reverse_evens(items):
evens = items[0::2]
return evens[-1::-1]
```

Apologies, it's with reference to:

def reverse_evens(items): evens = items[0::2] return evens[-1::-1]

forgot my rules for a second. looks like this is correct. I got a pass for this challenge using your code

Hi Peter,

The fist index in the slice is the starting point. So, you can omit the first -1 in the return statement in the last function.

``` return evens[::-1]
```

The above statement will return the reversed version of the evens list. You can also take 0 out in

``` evens = items[0::2]
```

The above slice is equal to

``` evens = items[::2]
```

I hope this helps.