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Python: Find the most common elements and their counts of a specified text

Python Collections: Exercise-2 with Solution

Write a Python program to find the most common elements and their counts of a specified text.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

from collections import Counter
s = 'lkseropewdssafsdfafkpwe'
print("Original string: "+s)
print("Most common three characters of the said string:")
print(Counter(s).most_common(3))

Sample Output:

Original string: lkseropewdssafsdfafkpwe
Most common three characters of the said string:
[('s', 4), ('e', 3), ('f', 3)] 

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