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## NumPy String: Exercise-7 with Solution

Write a NumPy program to remove the leading and trailing whitespaces of all the elements of a given array.

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

``````import numpy as np
x = np.array([' python exercises ', ' PHP  ', ' java  ', '  C++'], dtype=np.str)
print("Original Array:")
print(x)
stripped = np.char.strip(x)
print("\nRemove the leading and trailing whitespaces: ", stripped)
```
```

Sample Input:

```([' python exercises ', ' PHP  ', ' java  ', '  C++'], dtype=np.str)
```

Sample Output:

```Original Array:
[' python exercises ' ' PHP  ' ' java  ' '  C++']

Remove the leading and trailing whitespaces:  ['python exercises' 'PHP' 'java' 'C++']
```

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## Python: Tips of the Day

Getting the last element of a list:

some_list[-1] is the shortest and most Pythonic.

In fact, you can do much more with this syntax. The some_list[-n] syntax gets the nth-to-last element. So some_list[-1] gets the last element, some_list[-2] gets the second to last, etc, all the way down to some_list[-len(some_list)], which gives you the first element.

You can also set list elements in this way. For instance:

```>>> some_list = [1, 2, 3]
>>> some_list[-1] = 5 # Set the last element
>>> some_list[-2] = 3 # Set the second to last element
>>> some_list
[1, 3, 5]
```

Note that getting a list item by index will raise an IndexError if the expected item doesn't exist. This means that some_list[-1] will raise an exception if some_list is empty, because an empty list can't have a last element.

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