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In the Word Up (8/11) section of Pyglatin, it asks me to create two variables “word” = original.lower() and “first” = word [0]. Then on the next page I have to create the variable “new_word” that includes = “word + first + pyg”. However, on the next one it asks me to

Set new_word equal to the slice from the 1st index all the way to the end of new_word . Use [1:len(new_word)] to do this.

So, do I have to delete the previous “new_word” variable?
Also, by changing the variable it doesn’t change the “print original” part. I don’t think the instructions are very clear on this one.

when consider
new_word =word + first + pyg doesn’t type input word without the first letter of the word.

In this exercise. I do what was told in it. And I know that my code is correct. But after I submit my code to it. It takes a few moments to check my answers and gives me an Error message saying,
“ExecTimeoutException: Program took too long to terminate.”
And I am not sure if it’s a software issue, a hardware issue of my computer or just a bug in the exercise but it does allow me to continue.

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Maybe try out some of the suggestions in the following topic.


The code isn’t working for me its just repeating the word