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Python File I/O: Find the longest words

Python File I/O: Exercise-8 with Solution

Write a python program to find the longest words.

Contain of text.txt

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Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

def longest_word(filename):
    with open(filename, 'r') as infile:
              words = infile.read().split()
    max_len = len(max(words, key=len))
    return [word for word in words if len(word) == max_len]

print(longest_word('test.txt'))

Sample Output:

['w3resource.com.']

Python Code Editor:

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