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Python Functional Python Functional Workhorses Sorting

sorting part 2

i dont know where im going wrong

sorting.py
from operator import itemgetter
fruit_list = [
    ('apple', 2),
    ('banana', 5),
    ('coconut', 1),
    ('durian', 3),
    ('elderberries', 4)
]

sorted_fruit = sorted(fruit_list, key=itemgetter(fruit_list))
print(sorted_fruit[1]

2 Answers

you seem to be missing the final ) in print

Ryan McGuire
Ryan McGuire
3,757 Points

I don't think that code will work. You want to use 1 in itemgetter to specify the 2nd "slot" of the tuple.

This code works: sorted_fruit=sorted(fruit_list, key=itemgetter(1)) print(sorted_fruit)

gustavoalvarado
gustavoalvarado
4,208 Points

Ryan McGuire, You are right!. Here is my code, fixed with your advice (thanks by the way).

from operator import itemgetter

fruit_list = [
    ('apple', 2),
    ('banana', 5),
    ('coconut', 1),
    ('durian', 3),
    ('elderberries', 4)
]

sorted_fruit = sorted(fruit_list, key = itemgetter(1))
# My only error before looking at your suggestion.
# i used [] instead of () for itemgetter.
print(sorted_fruit)