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Python: Split a list every Nth element

Python List: Exercise - 51 with Solution

Write a Python program to split a list every Nth element.

Python: Split a list every Nth element

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

C = ['a', 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e', 'f', 'g', 'h', 'i', 'j', 'k', 'l', 'm', 'n']
def list_slice(S, step):
    return [S[i::step] for i in range(step)]
print(list_slice(C,3))

Sample Output:

[['a', 'd', 'g', 'j', 'm'], ['b', 'e', 'h', 'k', 'n'], ['c', 'f', 'i', 'l']] 

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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
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