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Python Python Collections (Retired) Slices Slice Functions

They are anticipating specific lists but they don't specify them in the questions. Am I missing something?

Examples: task 2 only passes if the list is the string 'Oklahoma' (or, I guess 'ikiaioia') and task 3 only passes if the list returns [0,1,2,3,46,47,48,49], but nowhere are those input lists specified.

Am I missing text in the questions? And does this commonly happen in the challenges?

1 Answer

Dan Johnson
Dan Johnson
40,533 Points

This is intentional and typical of how you'd want to design. You'll want to build a function in such a way that you don't need to know the specifics of the data being passed in to work with it (e.g. the contents of the iterable).