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Isn't making a_list=a_list[:] the same as copying the list with a slice?
The question asks me to copy that list with a slice. Why doesn't the following answer pass the question?:
You have the right slice syntax but went a little too far for what the question was asking.
It only wants to know what you would put after
a_list in order to make a copy of it.
So you would only put the slice syntax in the blank.
Thank you, Jason!