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A Quick Introduction to Python 3 Programming

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This Quick Introduction to Python 3 aims to teach you just enough Python, so that you can get started in computer programming! First, you’ll want to install Python 3 or you can use the in-browser Trinket near the bottom of the page – just edit the code directly in there. If you have Python installed, you can…

A Python Dictionary

This is simply a dictionary of Python keywords, implemented as – of course – a Python dictionary! Dictionaries are key:value pairs. The value can be any object, such as a tuple of strings. The first item in the tuple is part of the URL to documentation at Python.org, and the second item is a brief…

Compute Average Heights

This is a simple program to compute average heights. In a loop, it prompts the user for heights, inputs a text string and converts it to a ‘real’ number, sums them, and divides by the number of heights. Exit is signalled by negative height, after which the sum of the numbers is divided by the number of…