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Lening Li689 Points
Not sure how to create a variable called item3.
what's the value of item3? Tuple is immutable.
# insert your code here my_tuple = 'I', 'love', 'python' my_tuple = list(my_tuple) my_tuple = 'item3' my_tuple = tuple(my_tuple)
Chris FreemanTreehouse Moderator 67,778 Points
Hey Lening Li, your first line is correct for Task 1. Items separated by comma form a tuple. Some coders wrap the items in parens to visually mark the tuple, but this is unnecessary as the commas make the tuple not the parens.
For Task 2, “item3” is a label so it goes on the left side of the =. On the right side goes the definition. Tuples can be referenced using indexing in the same manner as lists, so the third item can be referenced using . More it is zero-based numbering: 0, 1, 2, etc. making 2 the third item.
Your second to last line of code above would be correct if the sides were switched around the equals sign. Since you’re defining a new variable and not a string, the quotation marks are not needed around
Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!