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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Tuples Combo

Chaltu Oli
Chaltu Oli
4,915 Points

Tuples

It keeps saying combo('abc', 'def') => [('a', 'd'), ('b', 'e'), ('c', 'f')] but I thought thats what the output was supposed to be?

combo.py
# combo([1, 2, 3], 'abc')
# Output:
# [(1, 'a'), (2, 'b'), (3, 'c')]
def combo (order1,order2):
    tuples= ()
    i = 0
    for order in order1:
            tuples = order,order2[i]
            i += 1
    return tuples

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,070 Points

The entire message is "Bummer: Example output: combo('abc', 'def') => [('a', 'd'), ('b', 'e'), ('c', 'f')]", so it's showing you what it should look like, not what it's getting. But you're close, and here's a couple of hints:

  • the output should be a list of tuples
  • each new tuple made should be added to the list, not replace it