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Dictionaries

Dictionaries are a different way to organize data. At first glance, a dictionary may look just like a list. However, dictionaries have different jobs, rules, and different syntax than lists.

Parts of a dictionary like lists, dictionaries have different parts that need to be used to make them work—names, use curly braces to store information. For example, if we wanted to make a dictionary called numbers, we would put the dictionary entries inside curly braces. Here is a simple example to type into your Python shell:

numbers = {'one': 1, 'two': 2, 'three': 3}
Dictionaries

Key/value pairs in dictionaries

As you can see in the previous screenshot, the ...

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