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einhan:
What exactly is 'epsilon' in Python?
 updated one year ago
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JohnM:
@Screech: Continuing from "Having trouble with Classes" post.
Screech: I read your attached car.py. Run works and the coding is excellent. …
 updated 9 months ago
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JohnM:
Week 7  Having trouble with classes
I don't see any questions posted on Classes even though the Gentle Python course has ended. Did others…
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lh4219:
Iam having a problem with Exercise 4.3.2. I can't get the I_shape to print the rectangles am completely clueless. HELP!
BLOCK_SIZE = 30
BL…
 updated one year ago
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Lisa_Kramarenko:
Exercise OPT.2 – Secret Messages (Homework 1)
I don't really get the step 3. Why should the values remain in range (0,5)? Or rather why d…
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MOOCE:
MechMOOC Week 8 / Week 3: How's it going out there? Anybody in the first sequence on target to finish this week? Anybody in the second se…
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jmeloc:
I'm stuck on the tetrominoes.
I didn't understand this piece of code 'Shape.__init__(self, coords, "blue")' because it isn't being assign…
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kj1k:
Starting Project 2 "Game of Life". I tried running the template and got an error that "Windows" name is undefined. Looked at graphics.py…
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MOOCE:
The Mystery of the Missing Code: At about minute 20 of lecture 6 in 6.00SC (which is part of the week 5 assignment of the Mechanical MOOC c…
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jorge921995:
Does anyone know how to turn in the assignments?
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JohnM:
3.2 – Collision Detection of Balls
Has anyone done this exercise? I've tried searching OpenStudy through Google but nothing pops up. If som…
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mum2my2boys:
Working on Codecademy Python Syntax lesson and when I hit 'Run' nothing happens in all but 3/16 sections. I've tried in Firefox and IE but n…
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pdh54449:
I'm starting to work on the Hangman project and I got the error message: No such file or directory: 'words.txt' Any suggestions
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lh4219:
how do we give medals
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paulhmorin:
In the following code, HOW can the "average" function work with no visible input passed to it? How does it know where "stuff" points to? Th…
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paulhmorin:
I have 3 dictionaries in a program. All 3 have the same structure. The only difference is that the 3 have different dict names. Depending on…
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frankdpnw:
Exercise 3.4 people function
I have spent a fair amount of time on trying to get this function to work and now it seems as if it does. It…
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Screech:
Looking ahead to week 6. Part of the assignment Project 1  Hangman. The writeup references a file hangman.template.py file from the cour…
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hoocke:
Help please! I'm stuck with exercise 1.7 and how to decide what the user have written. What´s wrong?
if (player1 != "Rock" or "Paper" …
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davidschons:
I am getting a 500 error from Code Academy? Is it just me?
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MOOCE:
We're coming up on week six of the course, and the MechMOOC crew has been debating what to do about the US Thanksgiving holiday week. For …
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Screech:
"Complete sections 3.03.5 from Handout 3" Section 3.0 ?? I am assuming this to be a typo since exercises start with 3.1.
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andrew.m.higgs:
Where's MOOC?
Has anyone received this weeks assignments yet?
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horowitz.jason:
Am very behind  working on the problem set from week 2. Did anyone post an answer to Exercise 1.15  "Buggy Loop." Have not yet found a w…
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mmailliw:
I have been following along with the MMOOC course but I have tried to do what I can without actually downloading IDLE, compiling my code in …
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pdpinch:
Are list comprehensions in Python worth the effort? They seem like fun brainteasers, but once I write the code down it looks illegible to me…
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susanjrobertson:
I've gotten the pig latin question in week 4, but am having problems with the Report Card GPA and the 2nd and 3rd List comprehension  has a…
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susanjrobertson:
I'm having a hard time with the final written exercise. I've read about list comprehensions, but something isn't clicking for me. Any help i…
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exchaoordo:
Is anyone interested in posting their code for Exercise 2.6, the NIMS game? I have mine working but I thought it would be nice to see others…
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exchaoordo:
Exercise 2.5 works, I think, but with some parameters it complains that there's a 'math domain error'
import math
def roots (a,b,c):
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