Python Tuples Named and Unnamed

Shen Ge
Shen Ge
Dec 31, 2021 · 5 min read
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Background on Tuples

With dictionaries* to handle unordered objects and lists to handle ordered objects, you might wonder where the data type tuple should be utilized. Python’s creator is a mathematician by training and he created the tuple as a simple association of objects. The word ‘tuple’ is derived from mathematics and refers to a finite ordered sequence of elements.