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

.split() method

challenge task 1

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

1 Answer

Hi there,

It looks like you're thinking along the right lines - you really just need to combine the two lines you have there. To split the "available" list by the semicolons and save them in "sundaes", it looks like this:

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

"available" has the list in it already, so you can use the variable name there.