This assignment will give you more experience on the use of lists and files.
Part 1: Name Search [75 points]
Write a program that reads the contents of the following two files into two separate lists.
GirlNames.txt – This file contains a list of the 200 most popular names given to girls born in the United States from the year 2000 through 2009.
BoyNames.txt – This file contains a list of the 200 most popular names given to boys born in the United States from the year 2000 through 2009.
The user should be able to enter a boy’s name, a girl’s name, or both, and the application will display messages indicating whether the names were among the most popular.
Here is a sample run of the program: Enter a boy’s name, or N if you do not wish to enter a boy’s name: Jacob Enter a girl’s name, or N if you do not wish to enter a girl’s name: Amal
Jacob is one of the most popular boy’s names.
Amal is not one of the most popular boy’s names.
Part 2: Population Data [50 points]
The file USPopulation.txt contains the midyear population of the United States, in thousands, during the years 1950 through 1990. The first line in the file contains the population for 1950, the second line contains the population for 1951, and so forth.
Write a program that reads the file’s contents into a list. The program should display the following data:
The average annual change in population during the time period
The year with the greatest increase in population during the time period
The year with the smallest increase in population during the time period
Here is a sample run of the program:
The average annual change in population during the time period is 2,443.88
The year with the greatest increase in population was 1955
The year with the smallest increase in population was 1967
1. Include the standard program header at the top of your Python file.
2. Submit your files to Etudes under the “Assignment 6” category.
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Note: You can copy and paste the comment lines shown here to the top of your assignment each time. You will need to make the appropriate changes for each assignment (assignment number, due date, and description).
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