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C# C# Collections Sets and Dictionaries Using Dictionaries

whats wrong with this code help pliz

Challenge Task 1 of 2

Code the AddWord method such that, WordCount will contain the number of times the AddWord method has been called with a given word.

For example, if AddWord is called twice with the word "rock" then WordCount["rock"] will be 2.

LexicalAnalysis.cs
using System.Collections.Generic;

namespace Treehouse.CodeChallenges
{
    public class LexicalAnalysis
    {
        public Dictionary<string, int> WordCount = new Dictionary<string, int>();

        public void AddWord(string word)
        {
            if (WordCount.ContainsKey(word))
            {
                WordCount[word]++;
            }
            else
            {
                WordCount.Add(word, 1);
            }
        }
    }
}

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,607 Points

It looks like you did a good job on task 1 :+1:

For task 2, here's a few hints about what your WordsWithCountGreaterThan method should have:

  • it should create a new Dictionary variable
  • it should have a loop to iterate the Wordcount
  • it should compare the count of each word to the passed-in argument
  • it should add both the word and the count to the new dictionary when the criterion is met
  • it should return the newly-created dictionary