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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Escapes

Vo Tan
Vo Tan
2,405 Points

Match object

Don't get what is wrong: re.match(.) gives you a match object - right? So I should be able to return this object.

import re

def first_number(str):
  return re.match(r'\d',str)

1 Answer

You are doing a very good job! Just change the "match" method to the "search" method.

import re

def first_number(a):
  return re.search(r"\d", a)