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Python: Sort a list of lists by a given index of the inner list using lambda

Python Lambda: Exercise-37 with Solution

Write a Python program to sort a list of lists by a given index of the inner list using lambda.

Sample Solution:

Python Code :

def index_on_inner_list(list_data, index_no):
    result = sorted(list_data, key=lambda x: x[index_no])
    return result
students = [('Greyson Fulton', 98, 99), ('Brady Kent', 97, 96), ('Wyatt Knott', 91, 94), ('Beau Turnbull', 94, 98)] 
print ("Original list:")
print(students)
index_no = 0
print("\nSort the said list of lists by a given index","( Index = ",index_no,") of the inner list")
print(index_on_inner_list(students, index_no))
index_no = 2
print("\nSort the said list of lists by a given index","( Index = ",index_no,") of the inner list")
print(index_on_inner_list(students, index_no))

Sample Output:

Original list:
[('Greyson Fulton', 98, 99), ('Brady Kent', 97, 96), ('Wyatt Knott', 91, 94), ('Beau Turnbull', 94, 98)]

Sort the said list of lists by a given index ( Index =  0 ) of the inner list
[('Beau Turnbull', 94, 98), ('Brady Kent', 97, 96), ('Greyson Fulton', 98, 99), ('Wyatt Knott', 91, 94)]

Sort the said list of lists by a given index ( Index =  2 ) of the inner list
[('Wyatt Knott', 91, 94), ('Brady Kent', 97, 96), ('Beau Turnbull', 94, 98), ('Greyson Fulton', 98, 99)]

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