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Python Introducing Lists Using Lists Continental

print a bullet list of each continent from the continents list.

I do not understand what they mean that the code is used from previous task.

continents = [
    'South America',
    'North America',
# Your code here

5 Answers

Hi Alana!

What they are saying doesn't apply to the first task. (You'll code that yourself - from scratch.)

But task 2 will build on what you coded in task 1 (and so on - if there is a task 3, it would build on the code from task 2, etc.)

I hope that helps.

Stay safe and happy coding!

I did't get past the first task. Do you know what video this questions come from so I can re-watch it? Is it a list literal i need to put in as the coded to bullet each continent?

Hi Again!

This is the related video:


Your code within the loop should be (something like)

    print("* " + continent)

And this would work, too:

    print("* {}".format(continent))

I find the first approach much easier to read, in this case, however.

And, of course, you will use that inside a for/in loop.

for continent in continents:

If you say that out loud it sounds like "for continent incontinence"!?! (LOL)

You: "So do you wear boxers or briefs?"

Me: "Depends." (Ba-dum bum - tsssssh!?!)

(LOL - OK I clearly have too much free time...)

I hope that helps.

Stay safe and happy coding!

What a nice way to start studying...thank you again for the link to the video and the advice.


Ok, I just tried to figure out the second part to this challenge - print continents ending in "A" and you can access characters in a string by index. My code: print [0] [3] [5] [6]. Do I need something to this effect print "Asia" [0]? Second code: print ("Asia [0]", "Africa [3]", "Antarctica [5]", "Austrailia [6]) It didn't work.