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Python: Determine, for each string in a list, whether the last character is an isolated letter

Python Programming Puzzles: Exercise-21 with Solution

Write a Python program to check, for each string in a given list, whether the last character is an isolated letter or not. Return True or False.

Input:
['cat', 'car', 'fear', 'center']
Output:
[False, False, False, False]

Input:
['ca t', 'car', 'fea r', 'cente r']
Output:
[True, False, True, True]

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Python: Determine, for each string in a list, whether the last character is an isolated letter.
Python: Determine, for each string in a list, whether the last character is an isolated letter.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

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def test(strs):
    return [len(s.split(" ")[-1])==1 for s in strs]
strs =  ['cat', 'car', 'fear', 'center']
print("Original strings:")
print(strs)
print("Check, for each string in the said list, whether the last character is an isolated letter:")
print(test(strs))
strs =  ['ca t', 'car', 'fea r', 'cente r']
print("\nOriginal strings:")
print(strs)
print("Check, for each string in the said list, whether the last character is an isolated letter:")
print(test(strs))

Sample Output:

Original strings:
['cat', 'car', 'fear', 'center']
Check, for each string in the said list, whether the last character is an isolated letter:
[False, False, False, False]

Original strings:
['ca t', 'car', 'fea r', 'cente r']
Check, for each string in the said list, whether the last character is an isolated letter:
[True, False, True, True]

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Python: Tips of the Day

Clamps num within the inclusive range specified by the boundary values x and y:

Example:

def tips_clamp_num(num,x,y):
  return max(min(num, max(x, y)), min(x, y))
print(tips_clamp_num(2, 4, 6))
print(tips_clamp_num(1, -1, -6))

Output:

4
-1