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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Escapes

George Clement
George Clement
2,816 Points

this seems to be OK but not sure what I'm missing

what is wrong with my simple reg ex that keeps tripping up the site?

import re

def first_number(foo):

    return re.search(r"\d", foo)

def numbers( count, name):

    return re.search(r"\w" * count, name)

1 Answer

The instructions can be misleading. Instead of

return re.search(r"\w" * count, name)


return re.search(r"\d" * count, name)