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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Dictionaries Teacher Stats

my code vs. someones code i found online...mine fails theres passses why?!?!

man this is worst case scenario!!!

i spend two days trying on my own to figure this code out really trying not to look for help or anything i've written all these codes by myself. but my function.. most_courses(a_dict)... i get bummmer: try again.

and i go online use the code below mine and it passes....that good and all that my formula was right but failed what the heck????

# The dictionary will look something like:
# {'Andrew Chalkley': ['jQuery Basics', 'Node.js Basics'],
#  'Kenneth Love': ['Python Basics', 'Python Collections']}
# Each key will be a Teacher and the value will be a list of courses.
# Your code goes below here.

def num_teachers(a_dict):
    return len(a_dict.keys())

def num_courses(a_dict):
    count = 0
    for teacher in a_dict:
        count += len(a_dict[teacher])
    return count    

def courses(a_dict):
    new = []
    for key,value in a_dict.items():
        for values in a_dict[key]:
    return new  

def most_courses(a_dict):
    max_count = 0 
    for teacher, classes in a_dict.items():
        if len(classes) > max_count:
            max_count = len(classes)
            named = teacher
    return named    

def most_courses(teachers_info):
    max_count = 0
    for teacher, courses in teachers_info.items():
        if len(courses) > max_count:
            max_count = len(courses)
            max_teacher = teacher
    return max_teacher

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! I honestly have no idea, as your code passes for me on Step 4. This might be indicative of a caching issue either client side or server side. But there is nothing wrong with your code, and the challenge says so. I really wish I had a better answer for you here, but your code does pass Step 4.

Hope this helps! :sparkles: