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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Tuples Stringcases

Sohail Mirza
Sohail Mirza
Python Web Development Techdegree Student 5,158 Points

why does it return a tuple

I understand the objective but i dont understand how this returns a tuple. Could someone explain why does this return tuple

def stringcases(something):
    return str(something).upper(), str(something).lower(), str(something).title(), something[::-1]

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,057 Points

Any comma-separated list of things is a tuple, unless enclosed in something that explicitly creates another type (like brackets for a list, braces for a dictionary, etc.).

Hie, maybe you would want to first define your variable 'str' in the function before "return", then put everything in brackets before the commas. Example: str = (something.upper()), (something.lower())....

Then you "return" your variable...return str