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Python Python Basics (Retired) Shopping List Lists and Strings

William Finch
William Finch
251 Points

Now, replace the value of "Treehouse" in greeting list with the first item in your name_list variable.

I don't know how to go from the information given.

full_name = "William Finch"
name_list = full_name.split(" ")
greeting_list = "Hi, I'm Treehouse".split()

1 Answer

Brendan Whiting
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Brendan Whiting
Front End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 84,696 Points

So instead of saying "Hi, I'm Treehouse" they want you to say "Hi, I'm William", and use the 1st item in your name_list, which is your first name, to put into that string using string interpolation.

I did it like this - I replaced "Treehouse" with a pair of curly braces, then I call the format() method on this string, passing in the 1st item in the name_list (at index 0), then I call split() on the result of that, so I'm chaining the methods together

greeting_list = "Hi, I'm {}".format(name_list[0]).split()