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Python

Last challenge item not passing - reverse_evens

For the reverse_evens, I feel my code should return correct value and I tested in REPL. Here is function..

def reverse_evens(list): return list[-1::-2]

What am I missing?

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,230 Points

Whether your slice will create reverse evens or reverse odds will be a matter of how many items are in the list. To consistently return reverse evens, you'll probably need to do one of these two things:

  • compute the starting position based on the list size
  • extract the even indexed items first, and then reverse them

I see. Thanks.

extracted evens and then reversed. easy peasy. Thanks for the help!

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,230 Points

ryanosten — Glad to help. You can mark a question solved by choosing a "best answer".
And happy coding!