America Public University Programming Fundamental Months of The Year

You will complete this assignment in Python 3.x. Make sure you have downloaded the software, and it is installed correctly. You will download it from this site:

You will code the following and submit it in one file. Use the information in the Lessons area for this week to assist you. Save it as a python file (.py), and upload it into the Assignments area.

  • Create a comment block (starts at line 1 in the code) with the following information:


Your Name

Course Name, Section (example: ENTD200 B002 Spr15)

Instructor name

Week #

Date completed


  • Problem 1: Create a list (or tuple only, no dictionary) that contains the months of the year. ( do not hardcode the number)
  • Problem 2: Create a loop to print the number and the months of the year from the list.

The output should like this:

Month 1 is January

Month 2 is February



Month 12 is December

Optional 1

Month 1 is January, …Happy new year ( Do not use if-then)

The output will look like this

Month 1 is January , …Happy New Year!
Month 2 is February, …Happy Valentine!
Month 3 is March
Month 4 is April
Month 5 is May
Month 6 is June
Month 7 is July, …Happy Fourth of July!
Month 8 is August
Month 9 is September
Month 10 is October, …Happy Halloween!
Month 11 is November, …Happy Thanksgiving!
Month 12 is December, …Merry Christmas!

Optional 2
Modify the Payroll and/or the MPG program from week5/6 to store the results in a list/dictionary. Print the list/dictionary when no more calculation is selected.

The output will be something like this for the payroll

Payroll for week xyz
James Bond ……. 21,500
Al Bundy ……. 500
Johnny English ….. 1,200

Total Payroll ……. 23,200

For the MPG will be something like

MPG for zyz truck
Week 1 ….. 12
Week 2 ….. 33
Week 3 ….. 27

MPG Ave ….. 24

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