# Python: Bisect Exercises, Practice, Solution

## Python Bisect: [ 9 exercises with solution]

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1. Write a Python program to locate the left insertion point for a specified value in sorted order.
Expected Output:
4
2
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2. Write a Python program to locate the right insertion point for a specified value in sorted order.
Expected Output:
3
2
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3. Write a Python program to insert items into a list in sorted order.
Expected Output:
Original List:
[25, 45, 36, 47, 69, 48, 68, 78, 14, 36]
Sorted List:
[14, 25, 36, 36, 45, 47, 48, 68, 69, 78]
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4. Write a Python program to find the first occurrence of a given number in a sorted list using Binary Search (bisect).
Expected Output:
First occurrence of 8 is present at index 4
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5. Write a Python program to find the index position of the largest value smaller than a given number in a sorted list using Binary Search (bisect).
Expected Output:
Largest value smaller than 5 is at index 3
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6. Write a Python program to find the index position of the last occurrence of a given number in a sorted list using Binary Search (bisect).
Expected Output:
Last occurrence of 8 is present at 5
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7. Write a Python program to find three integers which give the sum of zero in a given array of integers using Binary Search (bisect).
Expected Output:
[[-40, 0, 40], [-20, -20, 40], [-20, 0, 20]]
[[-6, 1, 5], [-6, 2, 4]]
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8. Write a Python program to find a triplet in an array such that the sum is closest to a given number. Return the sum of the three integers.
Expected Output:
Array values & target value: [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, -6] & 14
Sum of the integers closest to target: 12
Array values & target value: [1, 2, 3, 4, -5, -6] & 5
Sum of the integers closest to target: 6
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9. Write a Python program to find four elements from a given array of integers whose sum is equal to a given number. The solution set must not contain duplicate quadruplets.
Expected Output:
Array values & target value: [-2, -1, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6] & 10
Solution Set:
[[-2, 1, 5, 6], [-2, 2, 4, 6], [-2, 3, 4, 5], [-1, 1, 4, 6], [-1, 2, 3, 6], [-1, 2, 4, 5], [1, 2, 3, 4]]
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