Chapter 3 : Lab - $group and Accumulators

The question is

For all films that won at least 1 Oscar, calculate the standard deviation, highest, lowest, and average imdb.rating. Use the sample standard deviation expression.

But why should we use “Oscars” instead of Oscar ?

awards: /Won \d{1,2} Oscars?/

According to the question, shouldn’t the match stage be

awards: /Won \d{1,2} Oscar?/

Because we have to match Won 1 Oscar and Won 2 Oscars. That is sometimes with an s and some other times without the s. That is the reason of the question mark. With r? rather than s? you would also match Won 1 Oscam. Probably, not in this data set.


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