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Python Python Basics (2015) Letter Game App Random Item

Kade Carlson
Kade Carlson
5,928 Points

Not sure what to return

Not sure how I should code this

# random_item("Treehouse")
# The randomly selected number is 4.
# The return value would be "h"
import random
def random_item('apple'):
    random.randint(0, len('apple') - 1)

1 Answer

Thomas Harris
Thomas Harris
7,647 Points

Hello! When your random_item() function takes an argument, that's the variable to use and you have to pass a string to it. Then your return value should be the variable passed to it, but only the one letter referenced by the random index "i"

Should look like this:

import random
def random_item(item):
    i = random.randint(0, len(item) - 1)
    return item[i]