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