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Python Introducing Lists Using Lists Continental

Prisca Egbua
Prisca Egbua
1,167 Points

Python: challenge task2 on introducing the list

On the second loop, I'm trying to print out continents that start with the letter 'A', but it says am wrong, here is my code:

continents = ['Asia', 'South America', 'North America', 'Africa', 'Europe', 'Antarctica', 'Australia']

Your code here

for continent in continents: print('* ' + continent) for A_continent in continents: if A_continent[0] == 'A': print(A_continent)

continents.py
continents = ['Asia', 'South America', 'North America', 'Africa', 'Europe', 'Antarctica', 'Australia']
# Your code here
for continent in continents:
    print('* ' + continent)
for A_continent in continents:
    if A_continent[0] == 'A':
        print(A_continent)

1 Answer

Kyle Knapp
Kyle Knapp
21,525 Points

Your conditional statement is correct, but the challenge is expecting your program to print * Asia * Africa * Antarctica * Australia. Right now you are printing the full list of continents, and then printing the A continents, so your output doesn't match the answer.

Try adding an asterisk before each A_continent in your second print statement and then deleting your first print statement.

Happy coding!