Educational Materials

Basic Python Exercises

There are 3 exercises that go with the first sections of Google's Python class. They are located in the "basic" directory within the google-python-exercises directory. Download the google-python-exercises.zip if you have not already (see the Set-Up page for details).

  • string1.py -- complete the string functions in string1.py, based on the material in the Python Strings section (additional exercises available in string2.py)
  • list1.py -- complete the list functions in list1.py, based on the material in the Python Lists and Python Sorting sections (additional exercises available in list2.py)
  • wordcount.py -- this larger, summary exercise in wordcount.py combines all the basic Python material in the above sections plus Python Dicts and Files (a second exercise is available in mimic.py)

    With all the exercises, you can take a look at our solution code inside the solution subdirectory.

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