﻿ Python: Find the value of the last element in the given list that satisfies the provided testing function - w3resource

# Python: Find the value of the last element in the given list that satisfies the provided testing function

## Python List: Exercise - 240 with Solution

Write a Python program to find the value of the last element in the given list that satisfies the provided testing function.

Use a list comprehension and next() to return the last element in lst for which fn returns True.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

``````# Define a function 'find_last' that takes a list 'lst' and a function 'fn' as input.
def find_last(lst, fn):
# Use a generator expression to find the last element 'x' in the reversed list 'lst[::-1]'
# for which 'fn(x)' is true. The 'next' function is used to retrieve the last matching element.
return next(x for x in lst[::-1] if fn(x))

# Call the 'find_last' function with a list and a lambda function to find the last odd number in the list.
# Print the result.
print(find_last([1, 2, 3, 4], lambda n: n % 2 == 1))
# Call the 'find_last' function again with a lambda function to find the last even number in the list.
# Print the result.
print(find_last([1, 2, 3, 4], lambda n: n % 2 == 0))
```
```

Sample Output:

```3
4
```

Flowchart:

Python Code Editor:

What is the difficulty level of this exercise?

Test your Programming skills with w3resource's quiz.

﻿