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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Sets Set Math

Vic A
Vic A
5,452 Points

I don't fully understand the question being asked here.

need help

sets.py
COURSES = {
    "Python Basics": {"Python", "functions", "variables",
                      "booleans", "integers", "floats",
                      "arrays", "strings", "exceptions",
                      "conditions", "input", "loops"},
    "Java Basics": {"Java", "strings", "variables",
                    "input", "exceptions", "integers",
                    "booleans", "loops"},
    "PHP Basics": {"PHP", "variables", "conditions",
                   "integers", "floats", "strings",
                   "booleans", "HTML"},
    "Ruby Basics": {"Ruby", "strings", "floats",
                    "integers", "conditions",
                    "functions", "input"}
}

def covers(x):
    if x  COURSES["Python Basic"]):
        return COURSES["Python Basics"]
    elif x in COURSES["Java Basic"]:
        return COURSES["Java Basics"]
    elif x in COURSES["PHP Basic"]:
        return COURSES["PHP Basics"]
    else x in COURSES["Ruby Basic"]:
        return COURSES["Ruby Basics"]

1 Answer

Boris Ivan Barreto
Boris Ivan Barreto
6,837 Points

I solved the task this way

def covers(params):
    result = []
    for key, values in COURSES.items():        
        if values & params:
            result.append(key)
    return result
Shadow Skillz
Shadow Skillz
3,020 Points

One question when you have a for loop with 2 variables how do you know what element is assigned to what value. I've been seeing this a lot and I want to try to wrap my head around it. if you don't mind could you also explain your code I would really appreciate it.