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iOS Swift Collections and Control Flow Dictionaries in Swift Working With Dictionaries

Having trouble retrieving a value from a dictionary

Not sure what I'm doing wrong here. Please help!

dictionary.swift
// Enter your code below
var iceCream: [String:String] = ["CC": "Chocolate Chip", "AP": "Apple Pie", "PB": "Peanut Butter"]

iceCream.removeValue(forKey: "AP")

2 Answers

Brendan Whiting
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Brendan Whiting
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There's an important difference between retrieving and removing. Retrieve finds the element and returns it, but the array is not affected. Remove actually changes the array eliminating that element and returns the value.

It wants you to just retrieve, which you do with [] subscripting rather than the removeValue method.

I see. Thanks!