Python: Find the highest 3 values of corresponding keys in a dictionary

Python dictionary: Exercise-22 with Solution

Write a Python program to find the highest 3 values of corresponding keys in a dictionary.

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

from heapq import nlargest
my_dict = {'a':500, 'b':5874, 'c': 560,'d':400, 'e':5874, 'f': 20}  
three_largest = nlargest(3, my_dict, key=my_dict.get)

Sample Output:

['b', 'e', 'c']

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