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# Python: Sort a list of nested dictionaries

## Python List: Exercise - 50 with Solution

Write a Python program to sort a list of nested dictionaries.

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

``````my_list = [{'key': {'subkey': 1}}, {'key': {'subkey': 10}}, {'key': {'subkey': 5}}]
print("Original List: ")
print(my_list)
my_list.sort(key=lambda e: e['key']['subkey'], reverse=True)
print("Sorted List: ")
print(my_list)
```
```

Sample Output:

```Original List:
[{'key': {'subkey': 1}}, {'key': {'subkey': 10}}, {'key': {'subkey': 5}}]
Sorted List:
[{'key': {'subkey': 10}}, {'key': {'subkey': 5}}, {'key': {'subkey': 1}}]
```

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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```