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

Jeremiah Dodson
Jeremiah Dodson
2,680 Points

Splitting and Joining Challenge Task 3 of 3 not working

The following code works in my python shell (Mac OSX, Python 2.7.8), however it returns an error in Workspaces. I'm wondering what I might be doing wrong.

available = "banana split;hot fudge;cherry;malted;black and white" sundaes = available.split(";") menu = "Our available flavors are: {}." menu.format(", ".join(sundaes))

banana.py
available = "banana split;hot fudge;cherry;malted;black and white"
sundaes = available.split(";")
menu = "Our available flavors are: {}."
menu.format(", ".join(sundaes))

2 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

I'm of the opinion that your code would work outside of the challenge. However, the challenge is expecting you to do the menu assignment/formatting/join all on one line. Here's the line they're expecting.

menu = "Our available flavors are: {}.".format(", ".join(sundaes))
Jeremiah Dodson
Jeremiah Dodson
2,680 Points

Thank you for the response Jennifer, that was in fact the correct format.