Mutating with an assignment statement PREMIUM

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Trey Hunner
2 minute read Python 3.7—3.10

In Python, you can use an assignment statement to mutate an object.

Assigning to an index will mutate the object you're indexing

Normally when we think of assignment statements we think of assigning a variable name to a value, like this:

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