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Python: Find the maximum sum of a contiguous subsequence from a given sequence of numbers a1, a2, a3, ... an

Python Basic - 1: Exercise-44 with Solution

Write a Python program to find the maximum sum of a contiguous subsequence from a given sequence of numbers a1, a2, a3, ... an. A subsequence of one element is also a continuous subsequence.

Input:
You can assume that 1 ≤ n ≤ 5000 and -100000 ≤ ai ≤ 100000.
Input numbers are separated by a space.
Input 0 to exit.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

while True:
    print("Input number of sequence of numbers you want to input (0 to exit):")
    n = int(input())
    if n == 0:
        break
    else:
        A = []
        Sum = []
        print("Input numbers:") 
        for i in range(n):
            A.append(int(input()))
        Wa = 0
        for i in range(0,n):
            Wa += A[i]
            Sum.append(Wa)
        for i in range(0 , n):
            for j in range(0 , i):
                Num = Sum[i] - Sum[j]
                Sum.append(Num)
        print("Maximum sum of the said contiguous subsequence:")
        print(max(Sum))

Sample Output:

Input number of sequence of numbers you want to input (0 to exit):
 3
Input numbers:
 2
 4
 6
Maximum sum of the said contiguous subsequence:
12
Input number of sequence of numbers you want to input (0 to exit):
 0

Flowchart:

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