How can I produce a list of Scrabble word values for a list of words, and a function scrabbleValue that is passed a the string parameter word and...
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How can I produce a list of Scrabble word values for a list of words, and a

function scrabbleValue that is passed a the string parameter word and returns the scrabble value for that word. The scrabble value of each letter is in the dictionary letter_values. I can use the map function and the scrabbleValue function to and print a list of scrabble word values for the words in the list words.


def scrabbleValue(word):

  return None # replace this with your code


letter_values = {'a':1, 'b':3, 'c':3, 'd':2, 'e':1, 'f':4, 'g': 2, 'h':4,

  'i':1, 'j':8, 'k':5, 'l':1, 'm':3, 'n':1, 'o':1, 'p':3, 'q':10, 'r':1,

  's':1, 't':1, 'u':1, 'v':8, 'w':4, 'x':8, 'y':4, 'z':10}


words = ['python', 'program', 'list', 'string', 'unix', 'hours', 'syntax', 'error']

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def scrabbleValue(word) :
word=word . lower ( )
val=0
for alpha in word:
if alpha in letter_values:
val+=letter_values [alpha]
return val
words = ['python', "program', 'list",...

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