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Python: Split a given list into two parts where the length of the first part of the list is given

Python List: Exercise - 78 with Solution

Write a Python program to split a given list into two parts where the length of the first part of the list is given.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

def split_two_parts(n_list, L):
    return n_list[:L], n_list[L:]
n_list = [1,1,2,3,4,4,5, 1]
print("Original list:") 
print(n_list)
first_list_length = 3
print("\nLength of the first part of the list:",first_list_length)
print("\nSplited the said list into two parts:")
print(split_two_parts(n_list, first_list_length))


Sample Output:

Original list:
[1, 1, 2, 3, 4, 4, 5, 1]

Length of the first part of the list: 3

Splited the said list into two parts:
([1, 1, 2], [3, 4, 4, 5, 1])

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Floor Division:

When we speak of division we normally mean (/) float division operator, this will give a precise result in float format with decimals.

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