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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Escapes

whats wrong here

import re
def first_number(number):
    return(re.search(r'\d', number))

def numbers(fivenumbers):
    return(re.search(r'/d' * 5, fivenumbers))

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,921 Points

The instructions for task 2 say to write a function "that takes two arguments: a count as an integer and a string", but this code takes only one argument and forces the count to always be 5.

Also, the escape character is a backslash, so the regex for a digit would be "\d" (as you used in task 1) instead of "/d".

Javi Caballero
Javi Caballero
7,422 Points

I copied and pasted your code into the challenge and it worked just fine for me, maybe try entering it in again?

it says "numbers() takes 1 positional argument but 2 were given"