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Paul Resendez
Paul Resendez
2,990 Points

Problem With My Code!

def loopy(items):
    # Code goes here
    for item in items: 
      if items[0] == "a": 
        print(items)

[MOD: fixed formatting -cf]

2 Answers

the challenge is asking you to continue if an item starts with an 'a' if it doesn't print that item

def loopy(items):
  for item in items:
    if item[0] == 'a':
      continue
    else:
      print(item)
Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,166 Points

Your code can be corrected with two fixes:

  • refer to loop variable item not the argument variable items
  • change the if to "not equal"
def loopy(items):
    # Code goes here
    for item in items: 
      if item[0] != "a": 
        print(item)