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Python Python Collections (Retired) Slices Slice Functions

Dwarika Mishra
Dwarika Mishra
1,827 Points

Make a function named first_4 that accepts an iterable as an argument and returns the first 4 items in the iterable.

What does it mean by iterable..is it asking for list


def first_4(list):
  return list[:4]

2 Answers

Keerthi Suria Kumar Arumugam
Keerthi Suria Kumar Arumugam
4,585 Points

Yes, in this case, it is asking for a list.

In general, an iterable could be anything that returns one member every time, when included in an appropriate statement. Examples of iterables are str, list, dict, tuple,...