FAQ: Working with Lists in Python - Sorting Lists I


#1

This community-built FAQ covers the “Sorting Lists I” exercise from the lesson “Working with Lists in Python”.

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#2

Why does this return none.

Please explain more in detail why things print what they do. I feel some of the explanations are very light hearted.

Sorting Lists I

Exercise 4

cities = [‘London’, ‘Paris’, ‘Rome’, ‘Los Angeles’, ‘New York’]

sorted_cities = cities.sort()
print(sorted_cities)


#4

if you need more explanation, you can always check the documentation:

https://docs.python.org/2/tutorial/datastructures.html

.sort() modifies the original list and returns None