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Basic Python Programming

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1. Symbol to subtract things from each other

2. reads just one line of a text file & keeps track of where in the file you're at

3. square root

4. assignment operator

5. floor division AND assignment operator

6. single line comment

7. Adds something to a variable

8. absolute value

9. exponent AND assignment operator

10. add AND assignment operator

11. Modulus operator. It's the remainder after division

12. A logical operator which requires two expressions to both be true.

13. Greater than symbol

14. unction to read one line of a file

15. prints its parameter to the console

16. asks the user for a response and returns that response

17. Prints a string to the screen which will be Unicode.

18. Binary Right Shift Operator. The left operands value is moved right by the number of bits specified by the right operand. a >> 2 will give 15 which is 0000 1111

19. Symbol to multiply things

20. absolute value

21. A statement that assigns a value to a variable.

22. The keyword beginning a header that will create a loop.

23. Writes stuff to the file.

24. prints its parameter to the console

25. Adds a new line character

26. A statement that breaks out of a loop.

27. subtract AND assignment operator

28. Greater than symbol

29. adds an item to a list

30. Function to close a file - it will not be able to be used again unless the file is opened.

31. Symbol to divide by the number to the right of the symbol

32. Empties the file - watch out if you care about the file.

33. Binary Ones Complement Operator is unary and has the efect of 'flipping' bits. (~a ) will give -60 which is 1100 0011

34. Greater than or equal symbol.

35. The keyword beginning a header that will create a loop.

36. writes stuff to the file

37. Symbol to divide by the number to the right of the symbol

38. modulo

39. A logical operator which compares two operands and produces True if they are equal and False otherwise

40. floor division

41. empties the file

42. Prints a string to the screen which is converted using repr()

43. Symbol to add things together

44. A data type for representing numbers with fractional values.

45. Prevents a runtime error from stopping the program.

46. modulus AND assignment operator

47. This keyword in the body of a conditional allows chained conditionals.

48. deletes an item from a list

49. End header line.

50. Evaluates to false if the variables on either side of the operator point to the same object and true otherwise. x is not y - here is not results in 1 if id(x) is not equal to id(y).