as a histogram. I just can't get the y- axis to print right. May

someone please help? I have pulled my hair for the past two weeks, I

am a few steps ahead, but stuck for now.

def histo(his_dict = {1:16, 2:267, 3:267, 4:169, 5:140, 6:112, 7:99,

8:68, 9:61, 10:56, 11:35, 12:13, 13:9, 14: 7, 15:2}):

x_max = 17 #get maximum value of x

y_max = 400 #get minimum value of y

# print each line

print ('^')

for j in range(y_max, 0, -100):# draw

s = '|'

for i in range(1, x_max):

if i in his_dict.keys() and his_dict[i] >= j:

s += '***'

else:

s += ' '

print (s)

print (j)

# print x axis

s = '+'

for i in range(1, x_max):

s += '-+-'

s += '>'

print (s)

# print indexes

s = ' '

for i in range(1, x_max):

s += ' %d ' % i

print (s)

histo()

# I need it to look like this:

400 -|

300 -|

******

******

******

200 -| ******

******

*********

************

************

100 -| ***************

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