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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping For Loops

Angel Naranjo
Angel Naranjo
30 Points

why does it print "ooh" ```python for letter in "You got this!": if letter in "oh": print(letter) ```

why does it print "ooh"

for letter in "You got this!":
    if letter in "oh":
        print(letter)

Can someone explain to me how I should be reading this code? Line by line please.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
215,256 Points

The first and last statements are self-explanatory. Without the "if" in between, the program would just print out every letter in the string, one at a time.

But the "if" causes it to print only letters "h" and "o".

So what you see is the "o" from "You", followed by the "o" from "got", and finally the "h" from "this".

Angel Naranjo
Angel Naranjo
30 Points

Thank you, Steven, That was what I thought, but I was not sure.

rudy19
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rudy19
Python Web Development Techdegree Student 507 Points

How is there two O's when there is only one in "oh"

The code says for each letter in "You got this!"

Only IF there's a letter in "oh"? (also doesn't make any sense to me)

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
215,256 Points

There's an "o" in "You", and another one in "got".