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Python Regular Expressions in Python Introduction to Regular Expressions Escapes

Where is the number supposed to be coming from? What do I put after \d,?

I'm supposed to search for the fist number from some data but where is the data coming from(what do I out after r'\d',???

import re

first_number = re.search(r'\d')

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,991 Points

Instead of creating and assigning a variable, the instructions tell you to "Write a function named first_number". The string that your code should search will be passed as the argument to the function.

Also, the function should "return the match object", you won't need to print anything.