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Python Python Basics (2015) Python Data Types List cleanup

to use del to delete the 8 from messy


messy = [5, 2, 8, 1, 3]
del messy [2]

2 Answers

Jason Anders
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,826 Points

Hi Samuel,

You're on the right track and very close. The error is occurring because you have a space between the variable name and the opening square bracket. While whitespace doesn't usually matter, it does here. Just delete the space and you're good to go.

del messy[2]

Good work! :) :dizzy:

Thank you , i attempted that, and for some reason it is still not passing.