I think it is not the complete asnwer


As per the description below.


For the answer to be complete I think it would require:


Without the [0][0] you won’t get the key but the pair (key,value).

Perhaps it is a matter of interpretation. Please, share your thoughts.


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Here is the link for the mentioned matter.


Italo Santos.

max function returns key of maximum element not key value pair.

Consider this simple example

>>> d = {'a':5, 'b':2,'c':10,'d':3}
>>> max(d, key=d.get)

PS: Can you show us if you are getting other output?

There are couple of things to note here -

As Dishin pointed out above, the following -

return max(counts, key = counts.get)

returns the key corresponding to the highest value in the dictionary.

Secondly, the code that you show, you are calling a function called ModeFunc and not the function mode.

So, there’s no indication of what you’ve implemented in the ModeFunc() function. Based on your implementation, you could require adding additional indexing to get the right answer. It depends on your implementation.

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Sorry people, that was a typo, I wrote one solution that’s is different than Dataquest’s, I copied and pasted my function name twice and I hadn’t noticed that. Attached my jupyter notebook just to explain my mistake.Get.ipynb (2.1 KB)

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