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Python Introducing Dictionaries Introducing Dictionaries Creating a Dictionary

Create a dictionary with the following key value pairs: 1) key: 'name', value: '', 2) key: 'topic', value: 'python'. Ass

Create a dictionary with the following key value pairs: 1) key: 'name', value: '', 2) key: 'topic', value: 'python'. Assign this dictionary to a variable called student.

creating_dictionaries.py
dict{key:value}
student = {'name':,'topic':'python'}

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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You're close, but the first line (with "dict" on it) isn't part of the challenge and can be removed.

Then the first pair (with the key 'name') still needs a value. The value should be an empty string ('').

student = {'name': '','topic':'python'}