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Python Introducing Dictionaries Introducing Dictionaries Creating a Dictionary

Casper Zaar
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Casper Zaar
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On an empty line beneath the existing code, create a variable called topic and assign to this variable the value of the

What am I doing wrong here? :-/

creating_dictionaries.py
student = {'name':'Casper', 'topic':'Python'}

topic = student['topic']
Casper Zaar
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Casper Zaar
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"On an empty line beneath the existing code, create a variable called topic and assign to this variable the value of the topic key in the student dictionary."

There was the whole task.

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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Your task 2 code is good, but for task 1 the challenge asked you to create the value '' (an empty string) to go with the 'name' key, and the value 'python' (with a lower-case "p") to go with the "topic" key.

Apparently it did not notice that you assigned different values until checking task 2.

Casper Zaar
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Casper Zaar
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Thanks Steven!

I just thought that I should enter my own name and it worked ;-) Thanks for clearing that up. Now I can move on.

Hey just to let you know the Values are case sensitive!! I had {'name': 'Silas' , 'topic': 'Python'} this code would not work when trying to get 'topic' value I changed the values to lowercase and it worked! Just Thought I would let y'all know

Thank you Silas! Lowercase value worked!