Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 37

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text = 'Hello World'
shift = 3
alphabet = 'abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz'

encrypted_text = '' 

for char in text.lower():
    index = alphabet.find(char)
    new_index = (index + shift)
    new_char = alphabet[new_index]
    encrypted_text += new_char

print('Encrypted text:', encrypted_text)

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Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 37

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Learning to describe problems is hard, but it is an important part of learning how to code.
Also, the more you say, the more we can help!

you have done some alterations to the given statements where you weren’t asked to. I’d try resetting the task and then only declaring the one variable.
Happy coding :slight_smile: