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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Slices sillyCase

Made some corrections but i still get bummered.


I need you to create a new function for me.

This one will be named sillycase and it'll take a single string as an argument.

sillycase should return the same string but the first half should be lowercased and the second half should be uppercased.

For example, with the string "Treehouse", sillycase would return "treeHOUSE".

Don't worry about rounding your halves, but remember that indexes should be integers. You'll want to use the int() function or integer division, //.

def sillycase(string):
    stringy = list(string)
    string_size = len(stringy)
    half_string =int(string_size/2)
    first_half ="".join(stringy[:half_string])
    second_half ="".join(stringy[half_string:])
    first_lower =first_half.lower()
    second_upper =second_half.upper()
    final_stringy = first_lower+ second_upper
    return final_stringy

check for some trailing lines and indentation.

your code is being accepted just fine.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,982 Points

Your code is bit more complicated than needed (hint: you don't need to convert to and from lists), but it does pass the challenge. However, I did notice some odd things in the syntax coloring of your example which made me wonder of there might be some unseen characters in it that might be throwing things off.

Here's your code again, but as you can see the syntax coloring is more typical for Python code:

def sillycase(string):
    stringy = list(string)
    string_size = len(stringy)
    half_string =int(string_size/2)
    first_half ="".join(stringy[:half_string])
    second_half ="".join(stringy[half_string:])
    first_lower =first_half.lower()
    second_upper =second_half.upper()
    final_stringy = first_lower+ second_upper
    return final_stringy