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Siman Shrestha2,538 Points
Why does't this work?
I think i may be misusing the return function, but this seems correct to me..
# EXAMPLE # random_item("Treehouse") # The randomly selected number is 4. # The return value would be "h" import random def random_item(hello): hello = random.randint(0 , len(hello)-1) return(hello)
Steven Parker228,077 Points
You're replacing the word with the random number.
And then you return just the number. But you want to use the random number to select an item from the word, and return that item.