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Python: Sum all the items in a list

Python List: Exercise-1 with Solution

Write a Python program to sum all the items in a list.

Example - 1 :

Python: Sum all the items in a list

Example - 2 :

Python: Sum all the items in a list

Example - 3 :

Python: Sum all the items in a list

Example - 4 :

Python: Sum all the items in a list

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

def sum_list(items):
    sum_numbers = 0
    for x in items:
        sum_numbers += x
    return sum_numbers
print(sum_list([1,2,-8]))

Sample Output:

-5 

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Flowchart: Sum all the items in a list

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