Intro to Programming and Data Science (Fall 2021)/Day 5 Coding Challenges

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Python for Everybody[edit]

Chapter 9:

  • Exercises 2, 3, 4, and 5*

Chapter 10:

  • Exercises 1, 2, 3*

Dictionary and Tuple Notebook[edit]

Complete the exercises in today's notebook.

Baby Name Challenges[edit]

Download the baby names data and code and complete each of the exercises.

Above and beyond[edit]

  1. Write a function that takes a prefix as input and prints the number of boys and girls with that prefix (e.g., get_names("m") would list all names that start with "m" and get_names("ma") would only list those that start with "ma").
  2. Plot (in Excel) the number of people who share a name with n other people in the data set, where n is 4 to 19.