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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Slices Back and Forth

slices.py task 3

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slices.py
favorite_things = ['raindrops on roses', 'whiskers on kittens', 'bright copper kettles',
                   'warm woolen mittens', 'bright paper packages tied up with string',
                   'cream colored ponies', 'crisp apple strudels']

slice1 = favorite_things[1:4]

slice2 = favorite[-2:]

sorted_things = favorite_things[:] 
sorted_things.sort()

1 Answer

favorite_things = ['raindrops on roses', 'whiskers on kittens', 'bright copper kettles',
                   'warm woolen mittens', 'bright paper packages tied up with string',
                   'cream colored ponies', 'crisp apple strudels']

slice1 = favorite_things[1:4]
slice2 = favorite_things[5:7] # favorite_things[-2:] will also work. This will grab the last two elements in the array saving you from counting.
sorted_things = favorite_things[:] 
sorted_things.sort()

Take a look at this code above. Hopefully this will answer some questions for you. Make sure slice2 = favorite_things "hint hint"