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Python Python Basics (2015) Python Data Types Specific Index value

Alexandre Gagarochkine
Alexandre Gagarochkine
426 Points

let's practice with in base python

The challenge says "Make a new variable named var_one that is either a list or a string. Make sure that var_one[5], the item with an index value of 5, is the letter "t" - how do you approach this?


2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,921 Points

It's just basic variable creation, with a content requirement.

You can create either a string or a list. A string would be created like this:

var_one = "test"

And a list could be created like this:

var_one = [ "a", "b", "c", "d" ]

But either way, you'll need to make the contents a bit longer because your requirement is that 'the item with an index value of 5, is the letter "t".'

So you don't need to select that item, just make sure that what you into the variable meets that condition.