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somnamniac:
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Why is 2n^2 = O(n^3) ?
This is given as an example of big O notation in the MIT OCW Introduction to Algorithms (SMA 5503) course. It's in …
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somnamniac:
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why do functions save variable definitions when using python from the command line?
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Brody38h:
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Working on ps8 and having trouble with problem 4. Anybody have this one solved or able to discuss it?
 updated 3 years ago
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jaymorgangrice:
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Can some1 tell me whats wrong with this answer for 1a? Cheers
pprime = 5…
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divanshu:
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hi, i just wanted to know about the reference books related to the lectures on introduction to computer science and programming?
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dhatraditya:
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Hi,
I just wanted to know how many lectures I have to view before I can start the problem set 1. I have finished the first 3 lectures. The…
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walistiky:
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I think this works:
ps1.py…
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Bonabon:
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"Solved" the first half of PS1, code works perfectly, but I have a question or two.
Sticking to the idea that:…
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Mongo:
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is there anyone working on problem set 1
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fsl4faisal:
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want help in string operation
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lennydykstra84:
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In ps5, the display_hand function utilizes two for loops. Can someone explain the need for the second loop?
for j in range(hand[letter]):…
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somnamniac:
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OT question for people who do this for a living: What is a 'database'?
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fsl4faisal:
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what is answer of pset 2
Show that it is possible to buy exactly 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, and 55 McNuggets, by finding …
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lamba89:
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Problem 1 of Problem set 3: for the recursive function, I got my code working by writing a function within a function, it's quite long comp…
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britt:
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How do you return the value of a variable from a function?
For example, I want to use variable x. Say I start my program with "x=1".…
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dtrobson099:
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I think my code for ps2a is correct, but I think my code is kind of ugly. I have a feeling I should be using tuples in some fashion, but I…
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iannet:
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I just watched lecture 15 and wonder why p > q calls cPoint's __cmp__ function. I'd expect p > q check whether p's referent is greater than…
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rlp0903:
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I'll throw this out there. I've been using a good Perl ebook that is available as a free Pdf  "Invent Your Own Computer Games with Python…
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nordungg:
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PS0  is this piece of code correct. It seems to work as it should, but I would like to be sure:
"Enter your last name"…
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allnurote:
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PSet 1, problem 1, the prime numbers thing.
I'd just like to see if I'm on the right track. Here's what I have so far:…
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iyasvami:
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How is this course (6.00) compared to course 6.001?
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allnurote:
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Python beginner...
I'm having trouble coding for simple programs in the psets. Is there some kind of howto guide I should look at to help…
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greenman:
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Anyone want to check out my code for problem 1 (a)? It works, I am just looking for tips moving forwards.
print 'Currently Calculating Pri…
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dtrobson099:
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I'm struggling with the sum of the logs problem in Problem Set 1. My ratio seems to approach 0, and very slowly. I'm not getting the outp…
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GearsofWar:
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Can someone help me get started on problem 1 on the nuggets assignment?
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Aslander:
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Prob.Set 4, problem 4. I think I am reading this problem incorrectly. Is it the max amount to withdraw during retirement only, or both reti…
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ewigej:
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hey guys! I'm on problem set 0 and it says the instructions on installing Python are covered in handouts..
is there any way to obtain by do…
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Keen:
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PS 3, problem 2 question: What should be returned if key string is empty?
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somnamniac:
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What are good places to start looking to get involved in open source development?
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djm:
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Video 2 comes up as being deleted. Can it be found elsewhere?
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