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Python Introducing Lists Using Lists Continental

Ricardo Franco
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Ricardo Franco
Data Analysis Techdegree Student 16,258 Points

Someone check my code please

I am stumped as to why the 2nd task of my code is not successfully passing. When I refresh the right half of the screen, my output displays the output correctly according to instructions and only displays the continents that start with an "A". However, I am getting an Assertion Error that is inhibiting me from progressing. Thank you, in advance, for your time and assistance.

continents.py
continents = [
    'Asia',
    'South America',
    'North America',
    'Africa',
    'Europe',
    'Antarctica',
    'Australia',
]
# Your code here
for continent in continents:
    print("* " + continent)

for continent in continents:    
    if continent[0] == "A":
        print(continent)
Francesco Vertemati
Francesco Vertemati
8,223 Points

Hi Riccardo,

I think you still have to include the bullet with space "* " before the continent name.

Ricardo Franco
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Ricardo Franco
Data Analysis Techdegree Student 16,258 Points

Thank you, Francesco...I really appreciate your time and help. I knew I was close. I just misunderstood the instructions, I suppose.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,005 Points

You should have only one loop throughout the challenge. For task 2, you just modify it to be selective.