• # So you can learn Python in 5 hours?! It's until you met "invalid syntax")

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This week two new missions are waiting for you to try your skills! And don't forget, that any time you may become the author of missions as well๐. It's not hard!

๐ NEW MISSIONS:

Interesting, intersecting by freeman_lex - A square on the two-dimensional plane can be defined as a tuple (x, y, l), where (x, y) are the coordinates of its bottom left corner and l is the length of the side of the square (we only consider squares that are aligned to the axes). Given two squares as tuples (x1, y1, l1) and (x2, y2, l2), your function should determine whether these two squares intersect , that is, their areas have at least one point in common, even if that one point is merely the shared corner point when these two squares are placed kitty corner.

```squares_intersect((2, 2, 3), (5, 5, 2)) == True
squares_intersect((3, 6, 1), (8, 3, 5)) == False
squares_intersect((3000, 6000, 1000), (8000, 3000, 5000)) == False```

When "k" is Enough! by freeman_lex - Given a list of items, some of which may be duplicated, create and return a new Iterable that is otherwise the same as items , but only up to k occurrences of each element are kept, and all occurrences of that element after those first k are discarded. Note also the counterintuitive but still completely legitimate edge case of k == 0 that has a well defined answer of an empty list!

```list(remove_after_kth([42, 42, 42, 42, 42, 42, 42], 3)) == [42, 42, 42]
list(remove_after_kth([42, 42, 42, 99, 99, 17], 0)) == []
list(remove_after_kth([1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2], 5)) == [1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2]```

๐กWanna read something interesting?! Here are some LINKS for your attention!

What does "invalid syntax" message means? - Pythonโs โinvalid syntaxโ error message comes up often, especially when youโre first learning Python. What usually causes this error and how can you fix it? (Almost) all answers you will find in this article.

Learn Python in 5 hours!)) - Haven't you heard!? You may learn Python in less than 5 hours! I think it's a hype title, but if you a beginner and are just looking for video with examples and good pronunciation, it's it!

Writing Python functions that someone else would enjoy using - This short article suggests us, how to write better (documented) functions. It's especially will be useful for you, if you use a lot of functions, use your old legacy code, or someone else is going to use your code! Be a polite coder!๐