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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Lists Disemvowel

tangtai chen
tangtai chen
4,844 Points

Tested in python but didn't pass

as shown in my code, the feedback is "got back letters i didn't expect" i tested in python it prints the word without the vowels, where did i go wrong, can someone help?

def disemvowel(word):
    word = word.lower()
    for vowel in 'aeiou':
        word = word.replace(vowel,"")
    return word

1 Answer

Christopher Shaw
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Christopher Shaw
Python Web Development Techdegree Graduate 58,248 Points

You are converting the whole word to lower case. You should only be removing the vowels, not changing anything else.

remove: word = word.lower()

change for vowel in 'aeiou': to include bother lower and upper case vowels