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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Slices sillyCase

Heidi Ulrich
Heidi Ulrich
4,624 Points

Why doesn't this pass?

I've tested my function locally, it works fine on both the example string, and other strings. What's wrong this time?

edit: I rewrote the code and made sure the first half gets lowercased, but to no avail. Locally, it works like a charm.

def sillycase(the_string):
    half = len(the_string) // 2
    return the_string[:half].lower() + the_string[-half-1:].upper()

1 Answer

Ari Misha
Ari Misha
19,323 Points

Hiya Heidi! You are very close but you need to change return the_string[:half].lower() + the_string[-half-1:].upper() to return the_string[:half].lower() + the_string[half:].upper() . Just replace it and you are good to go. (: