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

Dylan King
Dylan King
199 Points

Receiving error message "Oops! It looks like Task 1 is no longer passing.", except my task one is fine.

Title says it all. Kind of frustrated with the lack of guidance when writing out code. Reminders for syntax and/or some hints would be nice considering this is meant for complete beginners. Less concerned with finding the solution to my current task and more just wanted to vent a little beginner's frustration.

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

sundaes = available.split(';')

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

display_menu = sundaes.join(", ")

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,978 Points

The challenge can get confused when you introduce a syntax error.

In this case you have applied the join method to a list and passed it a string argument.

But join is actually a string method, and takes a sequence (list) argument. So swap those around.

Also you haven't quite finished the last task, you still need to format the menu string using your display_menu and put the result back into menu.