Welcome to the Treehouse Community

Want to collaborate on code errors? Have bugs you need feedback on? Looking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project? Get support with fellow developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels here with the Treehouse Community! While you're at it, check out some resources Treehouse students have shared here.

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today.

Start your free trial

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

Emilio Andere
Emilio Andere
495 Points

Some help

I just can't get this one, I've tried everything and it's all wrong please help me

available = "banana split;hot fudge;cherry;malted;black and white"
sundaes = available.split()

display_menu = available.split(", ")

menu = "Our available flavors are: {}".format (", ".join(display_menu))

1 Answer

Paul Harrison
Paul Harrison
5,533 Points

Hi Emilio -

The available flavors string only needs to be split once, then you can join them back together either on the next line or in the .format() directly. The latter would look like this:

available = "banana split;hot fudge;cherry;malted;black and white"
sundaes = available.split(';')

menu = "Our available flavors are: {}.".format(', '.join(sundaes))