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Python Python Basics (Retired) Shopping List Lists and Strings

Robert Warren
Robert Warren
1,175 Points

lists

Task 2 of the list code challenge is confusing to me. I do not understand the greeting_list part and what I'm doing wrong.

1 Answer

Samuel Webb
Samuel Webb
25,370 Points

Basically you're doing the same thing as you did for your name, but in one line of code instead of two. You're taking a string and turning into a list. Each item is separated by a space. This is what your code should look like to complete the second part of the challenge:

full_name = 'Samuel Webb'
name_list = full_name.split(" ")
greeting_list = "Hi, I'm X".split(" ")
Kenneth Love
Kenneth Love
Treehouse Guest Teacher

str.split() splits on whitespace by default (spaces, tabs, newlines, etc) so you don't actually have to provide " " to split on the spaces.

Samuel Webb
Samuel Webb
25,370 Points

Good to know. Thanks.