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Python Functional Python Functional Workhorses Sorting

My sort works but still I get a 'Bummer, Try again'

from operator import itemgetter

fruit_list = [ ('apple', 2), ('banana', 5), ('coconut', 1), ('durian', 3), ('elderberries', 4) ]

sorted_fruit = sorted(fruit_list,key = itemgetter(1));

Expected output is to sort based on the second value in each tuple. Input fruit_list = [ ('apple', 2), ('banana', 5), ('coconut', 1), ('durian', 3), ('elderberries', 4) ]


Output [('coconut', 1), ('apple', 2), ('durian', 3), ('elderberries', 4), ('banana', 5)]

I get the following output but the online editor seems to be throwing an error and tell me 'Bummer! Try again'. Any reason why this happens ? Am I understanding the question wrongly ?

sorting.py
from operator import itemgetter

fruit_list = [
    ('apple', 2),
    ('banana', 5),
    ('coconut', 1),
    ('durian', 3),
    ('elderberries', 4)
]

sorted_fruit = sorted(fruit_list,key = itemgetter(1));
print sorted_fruit;

2 Answers

Looks like there was some bug. I refreshed and tried again and it worked.

Ryan McGuire
Ryan McGuire
3,757 Points

You have a semi colon at the end of your last two lines. This is not needed. The print function needs parenthesis.

sorted_fruit=sorted(fruit_list, key=itemgetter(1)) print(sorted_fruit)