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Python: Where a string will start with a specific number

Python Regular Expression: Exercise-15 with Solution

Write a Python program where a string will start with a specific number.

Sample data :

'5-2345861' – True
'6-2345861' - False

Sample Solution :-

Python Code :

import re
def match_num(string):
    text = re.compile(r"^5")
    if text.match(string):
        return True
    else:
        return False
print(match_num('5-2345861'))
print(match_num('6-2345861'))

Python Code Editor:

import re
def match_num(string):
    text = re.compile(r"^5")
    if text.match(string):
        return True
    else:
        return False
print(match_num('5-2345861'))
print(match_num('6-2345861'))

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