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Python Exercise: Frozensets

Python sets: Exercise-13 with Solution

Write a Python program to use of frozensets.

Note: Frozensets behave just like sets except they are immutable.

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

x = frozenset([1, 2, 3, 4, 5])
y = frozenset([3, 4, 5, 6, 7])
#use isdisjoint(). Return True if the set has no elements in common with other. 
print(x.isdisjoint(y))
#use difference(). Return a new set with elements in the set that are not in the others.
print(x.difference(y))
#new set with elements from both x and y
print(x | y)

Sample Output:

False                                                                                                         
frozenset({1, 2})                                                                                             
frozenset({1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7})  

Note:- Frozensets can be created using the function frozenset(). This datatype supports methods like copy(), difference(), intersection(), isdisjoint(), issubset(), issuperset(), symmetric_difference() and union(). Being immutable it does not have method that add or remove elements.

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Python: Tips of the Day

Returns True if there are duplicate values in a flat list, False otherwise

Example:

def tips_duplicates(lst):
  return len(lst) != len(set(lst))

x = [2, 4, 6, 8, 4, 2]
y = [1, 3, 5, 7, 9]
print(tips_duplicates(x))
print(tips_duplicates(y))

Output:

True
False