Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 42

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Im lost I dont know where to put the 26% or what modulo means

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text = 'Hello Zaira'
shift = 3
alphabet = 'abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz'
encrypted_text = ''

for char in text.lower():
    if char == ' ':
        encrypted_text += char
    else:
        index = alphabet.find(char)
        new_index = (index + shift) "26%"
        encrypted_text += alphabet[new_index]
        print('char:', char, 'encrypted text:', encrypted_text)

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Learn String Manipulation by Building a Cipher - Step 42

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Hi @ianbarnett031

The % sign for modulo goes between two numbers.
Then, you’ll need to remove the quote marks from the number.
Make sure to place a space before and after the % sign.

Modulo returns the remainder after dividing two numbers.

Happy coding

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