Python Introducing Dictionaries Iterating and Packing with Dictionaries Recap of Iterating and Packing with Dictionaries

Chris Hummel
Chris Hummel
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Where is the syntax shown for this?

I've rewatched the videos several times, and I'm not seeing where the syntax for this was dicussed: Complete the code so it will iterate over only the keys in the student dictionary.

student = {'name': 'Craig', 'major': 'Computer Science', 'credits': 36}

for key in student.(): print(key)

I tried items, but it says it's wrong. What am I missing here?

2 Answers

Chris Freeman
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Chris Freeman
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Hey Chris Hummel, the .keys() method was discussed in the previous segment video

Introducing Dictionaries —> Accessing Keys and Values around 2:45.

Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!!

Hi Chris!

I couldn't find a specific place where they really explained the breakdown of quiz questions two and three, but it seemed logical to me that if student.items() gave the key-value pairs, that student.keys() would give you just the keys and student.values() would give you just the values.

I tried both and they passed.

This covers the whole topic pretty well, though:

https://realpython.com/iterate-through-dictionary-python/

I hope that helps.

Stay safe and happy coding!