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Python Python Collections (Retired) Dictionaries Membership

Laknath Gunathilake
Laknath Gunathilake
1,860 Points

Dictionary Members

can't seem to pass this challenge. says expected 2 but got 0

def members(my_dict, my_list):
    count =0
    for item in my_dict:  
        if item in my_dict == item in my_list:  
            count+= 1
            return count

1 Answer

Kourosh Raeen
Kourosh Raeen
23,733 Points

Hi Laknath - Try looping over the list of keys:

for key in my_list:  

Then check to see if the current key is a key in the dictionary:

if key in my_dict:  

Also, make sure the return statement has the right indentation. It shouldn't be in the if or for block.