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Review Questions

Code cells and markdown cells

Q04.01 Run the following code in two different Jupyter notebook cells. Run one cell as a code cell. Run the other cell as a Markdown cell. Why is the output different?

# Problem Solving with Python

Q04.02 Run the following code in two different Jupyter notebook cells. Run one cell as a code cell. Run the other cell as a Markdown cell. Why is the output different?

print('Problem Solving with Python')

Markdown cells

Q04.10 Recreate the following headings in one Jupyter notebook markdown cell:

# BIG heading

## Big heading

### SMALL heading

#### small heading

Q04.11 Recreate the following table in one Jupyter notebook markdown cell:

Python Package Use
Jupyter jupyter notebooks
NumPy arrays
Matplotlib plots
PySerial serial communication

Q04.12 Recreate the following code block in one Jupyter notebook markdown cell:

import numpy as np
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
%matplotlib inline

Q04.12 Recreate the following bullet points in one Jupyter notebook markdown cell:

  • markdown cell : markdown
  • code cell: Python code
  • raw NBConvert: LaTeX

Q04.13 Recreate the following list in one Jupyter notebook markdown cell:

  1. Open Jupyter notebook
  2. Write code
  3. Restart Kernel & run all
  4. Download notebook

Q04.14 Recreate two horizontal rules in a Jupyter notebook markdown cell. In between the horizontal rules write the text In between the lines like below:


In between the lines


Q04.15 Inside a Jupyter notebook markdown cell, make the word Red the color red, make the word Green, the color green, make the word Blue the color blue.

Q04.16 Create a warning box on the inside of a Jupyter notebook markdown cell that says:

Warning! Python counting starts at 0 and ends at n-1

LaTeX Math

Q04.20 Write the Pythagorean Theorem in a Jupyter notebook markdown cell using LaTeX math.

a^2 + b^2 = c^2

Q04.20 Write the formula for the area of a circle in a Jupyter notebook markdown cell using LaTeX math.

A = \pi r^2

Q04.20 Write the formula below in a Jupyter notebook Markdown cell using LaTeX math.

\int_{0}^{1} \frac{1}{y^3} dy

Code cells

Q04.31 Run the following in a Jupyter notebook code cell:

import this

Q04.32 Run the following in a Jupyter notebook code cell:

import sys
print(sys.version)

Q04.33 Run the following in a Jupyter notebook code cell:

import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
%matplotlib inline

plt.plot([1,3,6,10])
plt.show()

Q04.34 Run the following in a Jupyter notebook code cell. Move the slider back and forth:

from ipywidgets import interact
import ipywidgets as widgets

def func(x):
    return x

interact(func, x=10);

Cell Magic

Q04.50 Create a file called hello.py in the same directory as your Jupyter notebook. Inside the file hello.py write the code below:

# hello.py

print("hello from the file")

Use the Jupyter notebook magic command %load to load the code from hello.py into your Jupyter notebook.

Q04.51 Create a file called hello.py in the same directory as your Jupyter notebook. Inside the file hello.py write the code below:

# hello.py

print("hello from the file")

Use the Jupyter notebook magic command %run to run the code from hello.py into your Jupyter notebook.

Q04.52 Run the code below in a Jupyter notebook code cell:

import os

print(os.getcwd())

%pwd

Why is the output of these two commands similar?

Getting Help

Q04.60 Use Python's dir() function in a Jupyter notebook code cell to find all the functions available in Python's math module. Remember to import math at the start of the code cell.

Q04.61 In a Jupyter notebook code cell, import math and run math.sqrt?. Copy the contents of the help you receive in a Jupyter notebook markdown cell.

Q04.61 In a Jupyter notebook code cell, import statistics and run statistics.mode?. Copy the examples from the help you receive in a Jupyter notebook code cell. Run the code cell.