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

Not understanding this question.

I am understanding how to split at the semi colin but it is asking to assign to the sundaes variable. Do I need to do this prior to splitting at the semi colin or after. It keeps telling me to make it a list so I am maybe a bit confused by how to assign it to sundaes. Thanks

available = "banana split;hot fudge;cherry;malted;black and white"
"banana split;hot fudge;cherry;malted;black and white".split(';')
Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,404 Points

The phrase "assigning it to" can mean "assign it the value of", so sundaes should be assigned, as Sam shows below, the results of the .split() method.

1 Answer

Samuel Key
Samuel Key
3,310 Points

Try creating a new variable called sundaes and assigning it to available.split(';')

available = "banana split;hot fudge;cherry;malted;black and white"
sundaes = available.split(';')