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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Phone Numbers

Regex for phone numbers not working!


I am getting "Bummer: Didn't get the right number of phone numbers" for the attached code! Assignment asked for writing a function to get all phone numbers from input in 555-555-5555 format.

Thank you!

import re

def phone_numbers(data):
    return re.findall(r'\d{3}-\d{3}-d{4}', data)

1 Answer

Hello Anish Shah you were very close, but if you look closely you'll realize that you are missing a "\" before your final set of 4 digit values. So your solution will be this:

import re

def phone_numbers(data):
    return re.findall(r'\d{3}-\d{3}-\d{4}', data)

Thank you Ryan!