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## Python dictionary: Exercise-15 with Solution

Write a Python program to get the maximum and minimum value in a dictionary.

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

``````my_dict = {'x':500, 'y':5874, 'z': 560}

key_max = max(my_dict.keys(), key=(lambda k: my_dict[k]))
key_min = min(my_dict.keys(), key=(lambda k: my_dict[k]))

print('Maximum Value: ',my_dict[key_max])
print('Minimum Value: ',my_dict[key_min])
```
```

Sample Output:

```Maximum Value:  5874
Minimum Value:  500
```

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## Python: Tips of the Day

Access an Element in a Sequence Using the Reverse Index:

```>>> a = 'Hello World!'
>>> # instead of using a[len(a)-1]
>>> a[-1]
'!'
>>> # in combination with slicing
>>> a[-5:-1]
'orld'
```