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Python Python Basics (Retired) Shopping List Lists and Strings

Python shopping_list Challenge confusion

I believe I'm just getting caught in the language, but is He looking for a for0 in() statement on the next step? Where Treehouse is replaced with the first item on the name list?

full_name = ("Mary Kate Vieux")
name_list = full_name.split( )
greeting_list = ("Hi, I'm Treehouse.".split( ))

3 Answers

Basically what the task is asking you to do is to replace "Treehouse" with the first word (item) of your name (which you have saved in the full_name variable).

Right now your lists look like:

full_name --> ['Mary', 'Kate', 'Vieux']

greeting_list --> ['Hi,', 'I'm', 'Treehouse']

So the task wants you to make greeting_list look like:

['Hi,', 'I'm', 'Mary']

To do this you need to replace the 3rd item of the greeting_list with the 1st item of the full_name, which is pretty straight-forward.

greeting_list[2] = name_list[0]

Hope that helps. Good luck!

PS: You don't need to wrap parenthesis around the string variables. For example full_name = ("Mary Kate Vieux") should just be full_name = "Mary Kate Vieux"

How does one mark something as solved? blush

full_name = (Beven Nyamande)
name_list = [full_name.split()]
greeting_list = ("Hi i'm {}".format(name_list[0]))

Thanks so much for the hasty reply. I see I'm still adding in javascript bits where they shouldn't be as well. :) Funny how simple it is when pointed out. Cheers.