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Python Technical Interview Prep: Python Basics Basic Python Splitsville

Noor Hafiza Binti Ibrahim
Noor Hafiza Binti Ibrahim
7,684 Points

Technical Interview Prep: Python Basics - Splitsville

Help, i can’t return the correct keys and values in the dictionary. Any suggestions?

split.py
def splitsville(address):
    keys = "street", "city", "state", "zip_code"
    text = "100 E Main St, Anywhereville, Oregon, 22222"
    value = text.split(", ")
    address = dict(zip(keys, value))
    return address

2 Answers

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 66,645 Points

Hey Noor Hafiza Binti Ibrahim, you are SO close.

  • The string split needs to be on the parameter address instead of the test value text
  • The built-in zip returns an iterable. To unroll it as an argument to dict(), wrap the zip in a list()

Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!