Exercise answer - formatting prices and aligning columns
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Source code: tliser Module: Y108
info = ("Brown 35","Smith 64.99","Jones 57","MacDonald 7.5")
tot = 0.0
format = "%-20s %6.2f"
for line in info:
name,price = line.split()
fprice = float(price)
print( format % (name,fprice))
tot += fprice
print( format % ("Total",tot))
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