Attribute Functions

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The solution is below

The exercise asks me to check whether an element of a list has an attribute “count.” What I am confused about is I thought attribute only belonged to classes and objects, not to an element of a list. But the solution seems to suggest that.

how_many_s = [{'s': False}, "sassafrass", 18, ["a", "c", "s", "d", "s"]]

for element in how_many_s:
  if hasattr(element, "count"):

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if you do:

print(type("hello world"))

see how the output says <class 'string'>?

strings, lists, dictionaries are all instances of a class.

Make sense, i mean, we use method syntax/notation for methods .append() (list), or .upper() (string).

you’d have a hard time putting a non-object in a list