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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Dictionaries Dictionary Basics

Nasir Khalid
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Nasir Khalid
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dictionary-basics challenge

Hi. I can not pass this challenge for some reason. I am stuck on the last task. Can someone point out my mistake? Thanks! I created a dictionary for the 'items' but it is still not passing.

player={'name':'Donald Mcintyre','remaining_lives':'3','levels':[1,2,3,4],'items':{'ak-47':1,'jack_knife':4}}
dicts.py
player={'name':'Donald Mcintyre','remaining_lives':'3','levels':[1,2,3,4],'items':{'ak-47':1,'jack_knife':4}}

2 Answers

Jialong Zhang
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Do you have the original question? For example, let player = ["name": "Donald Mcintyre", "remaining_lives": "3"] this is [String: String] type or something like ["egg": 1, "apple": 2] this is [String: Int] Your code: player = {"name": "Donald Mcintyre","remaining_lives": 3} error !! first type[String: String], second[String: Int]

Nasir Khalid
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Nasir Khalid
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I don't quite get what you mean by [string:string] and [string:int] because I thought we could put either a string or an integer in the value of an item in a dict? (string with a " " and int with a number eg 3 without the quotes) Well here's the question: Task_1 Make a dictionary named player and add two keys to it. The first key should be "name" and the value can be any string you want.

The second key should be "remaining_lives". Set this key's value to 3. Task_2 OK, one more step.

Now add a "levels" key. It should be a list with the values 1, 2, 3, and 4 in it.

And, lastly, add an "items" key. This key's value should be another dictionary. Give it at least one key and value, but they can be anything you want.

I am able to do Task 1 but when I do Task 2 it says Task 1 is no longer passing :P Thanks for your help! :)

Nasir Khalid
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Nasir Khalid
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Ohh I get it now. Thank you so much ! :) I actually used the 3 in the quotes instead of using it as an integer Thanks a bunch my problem is solved :)