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Python Python Basics (2015) Python Data Types Use .split() and .join()

menu.format(", ".join(sundaes)) works on python console. Why doesn't it work here ?.

menu.format(", ".join(sundaes)) works on python console. Why doesn't it work here ?.

available = "banana split;hot fudge;cherry;malted;black and white"
sundaes = available.split(";")
menu = "Our available flavors are: {}."
menu.format(",  ".join(sundaes))

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,657 Points

Remember that completing a challenge is about accomplishing a particular goal, not just creating code that "works" without errors.

:point_right: It looks like you have two issues here:

  • you seem to have too many spaces in the join string (it should have one comma and one space).
  • the challenge wants to you assign the result of the formatted string back to menu.