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Python Bisect: Insert items into a list in sorted order

Python Bisect: Exercise-3 with Solution

Write a Python program to insert items into a list in sorted order.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

import bisect
# Sample list
my_list = [25, 45, 36, 47, 69, 48, 68, 78, 14, 36]

print("Original List:")
print(my_list)
sorted_list = []
for i in my_list:
    position = bisect.bisect(sorted_list, i)
    bisect.insort(sorted_list, i)
print("Sorted List:")
print(sorted_list)

Sample 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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Flowchart: Insert items into a list in sorted order

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