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Python Python Basics (2015) Python Data Types Use .split() and .join()

Woongshik Choi
Woongshik Choi
42,387 Points

Python Data Types: Splitting and Joining

I am not sure what's wrong on my codes?

available = "banana split;hot fudge;cherry;malted;black and white"

sundaes = available.split(';')

menu = "Our available flavors are: {}."

menu.format(", ".join(sundaes))

2 Answers

Woongshik Choi
Woongshik Choi
42,387 Points

To correct this, I should add a dot at the end of the line.

menu = menu.format(", ".join(sundaes) + ".")
Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,989 Points

This is not correct. There is already a dot at the end of the string in menu. By adding an additional dot you get:

Our available flavors are: banana split, hot fudge, cherry, malted, black and white..

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,989 Points

It's very close. In the last statement you need to replace menu with the formatted version:

available = "banana split;hot fudge;cherry;malted;black and white"

sundaes = available.split(';')

menu = "Our available flavors are: {}."

menu = menu.format(", ".join(sundaes))