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Python: Iterate over elements repeating each as many times as its count

Python Collections: Exercise-1 with Solution

Write a Python program that iterate over elements repeating each as many times as its count.

Note: Elements are returned in arbitrary order.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

from collections import Counter
c = Counter(p=4, q=2, r=0, s=-2)
print(list(c.elements()))

Sample Output:

['p', 'p', 'p', 'p', 'q', 'q']  

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Python Collections: Iterate over elements repeating each as many times as its count.

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