I am out of trial and error again Lists

Seymore4Head Seymore4Head at Hotmail.invalid
Thu Oct 23 16:04:56 CEST 2014

On Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:15:16 +0000 (UTC), Denis McMahon
<denismfmcmahon at gmail.com> wrote:

>On Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:30:17 -0400, Seymore4Head wrote:
>> One more question.
>> if y in str(range(10)
>> Why doesn't that work.
>> I commented it out and just did it "long hand"
>In the last post I made, I suggested to you the mechanisms of using the 
>python console and using code which prints out variables after every line.
>Try the following 3 commands at the console:
>>>> 10
>>>> range(10)
>>>> str(range(10))
>10 is just the number 10
>range(10) is a list of 10 integers in the sequence 0 to 9
>str(range(10)) is?
>Please stop the stab in the dark trial and error coding followed by the 
>plaintive "why doesn't it work" wailing, and put some effort into reading 
>and understanding the manuals.
>If a function doesn't do what you expect with the input you think you've 
>given it, there is invariably one of three causes:
>a) The input you actually gave it isn't the input you thought you gave it
>b) You didn't read the description of the function, and it doesn't in 
>fact do what you thought
>c) Both a and b above

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