Appendix. Answers to Self-Test Questions

Here are the answers to the “Test your knowledge” and “Try it out” questions at the end of each chapter. Of course, there’s sometimes more than one right answer, especially with the “Try it out” questions, but you can use these answers to see if you are on the right track.

Chapter 1: Getting Started

Test your knowledge


In Windows, start IDLE by opening the Start menu, and under the Python 2.5 entry, select the IDLE (Python GUI) entry. In Mac OS X, click IDLE in the Dock, or double-click in the Applications folder. In Linux, it depends on which window manager you are using, but usually there is some sort of Applications or Programs menu.


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