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Python: Calculate the maximum and minimum sum of a sublist in a given list of lists

Python List: Exercise - 182 with Solution

Write a Python program to calculate the maximum and minimum sum of a sublist in a given list of lists.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

def max_min_sublist(lst):
    max_result = (max(lst, key=sum))
    min_result = (min(lst, key=sum))
    return max_result,min_result

nums = [[1,2,3,5], [2,3,5,4], [0,5,4,1], [3,7,2,1], [1,2,1,2]]
print("Original list:")
print(nums)
result = max_min_sublist(nums)
print("\nMaximum sum of sub list of the said list of lists:")
print(result[0])
print("\nMinimum sum of sub list of the said list of lists:")
print(result[1])

Sample Output:

Original list:
[[1, 2, 3, 5], [2, 3, 5, 4], [0, 5, 4, 1], [3, 7, 2, 1], [1, 2, 1, 2]]

Maximum sum of sub list of the said list of lists:
[2, 3, 5, 4]

Minimum sum of sub list of the said list of lists:
[1, 2, 1, 2]

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Python: Tips of the Day

Floor Division:

When we speak of division we normally mean (/) float division operator, this will give a precise result in float format with decimals.

For a rounded integer result there is (//) floor division operator in Python. Floor division will only give integer results that are round numbers.

print(1000 // 300)
print(1000 / 300)

Output:

3
3.3333333333333335