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you need to find only numbers which do not contain 9.
input:
Hi5 Welcome567 batch 2019.

output:
5 567

2019 should not be printed because it has 9 in it.
If a string has no number in it print -1.

(P.S: I need to find it without using import functions).

What I have tried:

Python
```a = input().split()
n = '9'
res = ''
for i in a:
if i.isdigit():
res = i
if i not in n:
print(str(res))
else:
break
if n in a:
print(-1)```
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Updated 19-Feb-22 23:13pm

## Solution 2

You should not use `string().split()`, as that assumes that all numbers are complete substrings. The firs string after the split will be "Hi5" which does not begin with a digit.
You should check all characters on by one, accumulating digits. As soon as you find a non-digit character then you should check the currently accumulated string to see if it contains a 9 character. So starting with a being the complete string your loop should be:
Python
```for i in a:
if i.isdigit():
res += i # add this digit to the current string
else:
#
# When you find a non-digit you need to take action to decide whether
# the current string needs to be displayed or ignored. I leave this as
# an exercise for you.
```

## Solution 1

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Start by explaining where you are at the moment, and what the next step in the process is. Then tell us what you have tried to get that next step working, and what happened when you did.

Start by thinking about how you would do it manually: you'd find the start of a number, then process each digit until you found the end, then go back to looking for the start of a number. When you got to the end, you'd decide whether to keep the number of throw it away if it held a nine. So think about that and how you might automate it.

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