Python Exercise: Access a function inside a function

Python Functions: Exercise - 19 with Solution

Write a Python program to access a function inside a function.

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

def test(a):
        def add(b):
                nonlocal a
                a += 1
                return a+b
        return add
func= test(4)

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Creates a dictionary with the same keys as the provided dictionary and values generated by running the provided function for each value


def tips_map_values(obj, fn):
  ret = {}
  for key in obj.keys():
    ret[key] = fn(obj[key])
  return ret
users = {
  'Owen': { 'user': 'Owen', 'age': 29 },
  'Eddie': { 'user': 'Eddie', 'age': 15 }

print(tips_map_values(users, lambda u : u['age'])) # {'Owen': 29, 'Eddie': 15}


{'Owen': 29, 'Eddie': 15}