2014-05-05 Dictionary Introduction

posted May 5, 2014, 6:27 AM by Samuel Konstantinovich   [ updated May 8, 2015, 5:49 AM ]
Do Now:
Look up python documentation on dictionaries.
Determine:
a. How are they displayed?
b. What are the pairs of numbers called?
c. How do you add values?
d. How do you get values?


Discuss: 
in
keys()


Assignment: (complete for homework)

A.Take your madlibs text and print out the number of times each word appears.
text ="fish is a a A a A fish.\n is a a a fish"
tally(text) would print:
is  2
a 8
fish 3
B. Make sure you don't treat different case letters differently. Improve your tally so that 'The' and 'the' are counted as the same word.


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