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Python Introducing Lists Using Lists Continental

Ingrid Matthews
Ingrid Matthews
1,465 Points

Is there an extra step to make a string into a list before isolating the first letter?

I'm still struggling here, and probably missing something obvious, but I've been trying all day to pass this quiz!

continents = [
    'South America',
    'North America',
# Your code here
for continent in continents:
    if continent[0] = "A":
        print("* " + continent)

1 Answer

You just need to use equality operator (==) instead of assignment operator(=) in your if block! Good luck :)