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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Phone Numbers

Jake Williams
Jake Williams
2,900 Points

phone_number.py challenge

Says I didn't get the right number of phone numbers. What am I missing here?

import re

def phone_numbers(string):
    return re.findall(r'\d{3} - \d{3} - \d{4}', string)

1 Answer

The phone numbers are in the format 555-555-5555 without spaces around the -.