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4. Lists and Loops

Connor P. Milliken1 
Derry, NH, USA

Throughout this week, I’ll be introducing a new data type called “lists” and a new concept called “loops.” Lists will give us the ability to store large sets of data, while loops will allow us to rerun sections of our code.

These two topics are being introduced together because lists work well with loops. Even though lists are one of the most important data types in Python, we needed to understand the basics of data types and branching statements before introducing them. By the end of the week, we’ll have the tools necessary to build a small-scale hangman game. We’ll use all the ...

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