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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Reviewing Functions

what does this code means ?

def display_blanks( word): blanks = "-" * len(word) print(blanks)

print("Puzzle 1:") display_blanks("treehouse") print("Puzzle 2:") display_blanks( "python")

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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It's not clear what this little snippet of code "means", but one might assume that it's just the beginning of a word guessing game. For the purpose of the quiz, you need to determine what it would do when you run it.

If you're having trouble telling what it would do, you might want to review some of the videos about string operations and loops. As a last resort, you could always try running it in the workspace, but you may not learn as much that way.