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Great job! We covered a ton of material in this lesson and we’ve increased the number of tools in our Python toolkit by several-fold. Let’s review what we’ve learned this lesson:

  • Boolean expressions are statements that can be either True or False
  • A boolean variable is a variable that is set to either True or False.
  • We can create boolean expressions using relational operators:
    • ==: Equals
    • !=: Not equals
    • >: Greater than
    • >=: Greater than or equal to
    • <: Less than
    • <=: Less than or equal to
  • if statements can be used to create control flow in your code.
  • else statements can be used to execute code when the conditions of an if statement are not met.
  • elif statements can be used to build additional checks into your if statements

Let’s put these skills to the test!

Instructions

Optional: Little Codey is an interplanetary space boxer, who is trying to win championship belts for various weight categories on other planets within the solar system.

Write a space.py program that helps Codey keep track of their target weight by:

  1. Checks which number planet is equal to.
  2. It should then compute their weight on the destination planet.

Here is the table of conversions:

# Planet Relative Gravity
1 Venus 0.91
2 Mars 0.38
3 Jupiter 2.34
4 Saturn 1.06
5 Uranus 0.92
6 Neptune 1.19
Click to see a hint! To compute their weight on the planet they are fighting on, multiply their earth weight and the relative gravity of that planet:
if planet == 1: weight = weight * 0.91 elif planet == 2: weight = weight * 0.38 elif planet == 3: weight = weight * 2.34 elif planet == 4: weight = weight * 1.06 elif planet == 5: weight = weight * 0.92 elif planet == 6: weight = weight * 1.19 print("Your weight:", weight)

Full solution code can be found here.


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