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Python: Compute the difference between two lists

Python List: Exercise - 52 with Solution

Write a Python program to compute the difference between two lists.

Python: Compute the difference between two lists

Sample Solution :-

Python Code :

from collections import Counter
color1 = ["red", "orange", "green", "blue", "white"]
color2 = ["black", "yellow", "green", "blue"]
counter1 = Counter(color1)
counter2 = Counter(color2)
print("Color1-Color2: ",list(counter1 - counter2))
print("Color2-Color1: ",list(counter2 - counter1))

Sample Output:

Color1-Color2:  ['red', 'white', 'orange']                                                                    
Color2-Color1:  ['black', 'yellow']  

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Flowchart: Compute the difference between two lists

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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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