Newbie Python programmer tangling with Lists
Here's what I've got so far:
# A. match_ends # Given a list of strings, return the count of the number of # strings where the string length is 2 or more and the first # and last chars of the string are the same. # Note: python does not have a ++ operator, but += works. def match_ends(words): counter = 0 for word in words: if len(word) >= 2 and word == word[-1]: counter += counter return counter # +++your code here+++ return
I'm following the Google Python Class, so this isn't homework, but me just learning and improving myself; so please no negative comments about 'not doing my homework'. :P
What do you guys think I'm doing wrong here?
Here's the result:
match_ends X got: 0 expected: 3 X got: 0 expected: 2 X got: 0 expected: 1
I'm really loving Python, so I just know that I'll get better at it. :)
Asked by: Chelsea482 | Posted: 06-12-2021
You should do:
counter += 1
counter += counter
which stays at 0 for all ages.Answered by: Anna783 | Posted: 07-01-2022
counter += 1
you add 0 to 0Answered by: Caroline550 | Posted: 07-01-2022
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