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pelikan
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I'm on PS6 Problem 4. I'm having trouble understanding exactly what they are asking for and the pseudo code they have provided. In particular the this part:
Let d = {}
For every word w in the word list:
Let d[(string containing the letters of w in sorted order)] = w .
What exactly do they mean by sorted order?
 one year ago
 one year ago
pelikan Group Title
I'm on PS6 Problem 4. I'm having trouble understanding exactly what they are asking for and the pseudo code they have provided. In particular the this part: Let d = {} For every word w in the word list: Let d[(string containing the letters of w in sorted order)] = w . What exactly do they mean by sorted order?
 one year ago
 one year ago

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RoamingBlue Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@pelikan what class are you taking? I'm taking MIT 6_00SC and I don't see anything about the problem you describe in PS6 Problem 4. In mine, PS6 is all about programming robots.
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pelikan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
6.00 Intro to Computer Science. It's about a word game
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RoamingBlue Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Let d = {} For every word w in the word list: Let d[(string containing the letters of w in sorted order)] = w They say this part should be a preprocessing step ... so at the start of the program before you do anything else. Lets assume you have a word list containing the following words: python is pretty powerful first you would Let d = {} so it's empty Then for the first word, which is python Let d[(string containing the letters of w in sorted order)] = w or Let d['hnopty'] = 'python' because (string containing the letters of w in sorted order) = 'hnopty' Then repeat for the rest of the words (because it said for every word in the word list) so you end up with d['hnopty'] = 'python' d['is'] = 'is' d['erptty'] = 'pretty' d['elfopuwr'] = 'powerful'
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pelikan Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thanks. I wasn't sure if they meant sorting the words according to the value of each letter or if they just meant alphabetically. Thanks for the clarification!
 one year ago
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