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# Python: Get every nth element in a given list

## Python List: Exercise - 269 with Solution

Write a Python program to get every nth element in a given list.

Use slice notation to create a new list that contains every nth element of the given list

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

``````def every_nth(nums, nth):
return nums[nth - 1::nth]
print(every_nth([1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10], 1))
print(every_nth([1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10], 2))
print(every_nth([1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10], 5))
print(every_nth([1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10], 6))
```
```

Sample Output:

```[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10]
[2, 4, 6, 8, 10]
[5, 10]

```

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## Python: Tips of the Day

Decapitalizes the first letter of a string:

Example:

```def tips_decapitalize(s, upper_rest=False):
return s[:1].lower() + (s[1:].upper() if upper_rest else s[1:])
print(tips_decapitalize('PythonTips'))
print(tips_decapitalize('PythonTips', True))
```

Output:

```pythonTips
pYTHONTIPS
```

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