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

.split problem

I think it's time for a snack. Luckily I have a string full of types of ice cream sundaes. Unluckily, they're all in one string and the string has semi-colons in it too. Use .split() to break the available string apart on the semi-colons (;). Assign this to a new variable sundaes.

Please help!!

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

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,423 Points

You can use the split() method on any string or variable referencing a string:

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

Thanks a million!!!!