﻿ Python: Split a string on the last occurrence of the delimiter - w3resource # Python: Split a string on the last occurrence of the delimiter

## Python String: Exercise-50 with Solution

Write a Python program to split a string on the last occurrence of the delimiter. Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

``````str1 = "w,3,r,e,s,o,u,r,c,e"
print(str1.rsplit(',', 1))
print(str1.rsplit(',', 2))
print(str1.rsplit(',', 5))
```
```

Sample Output:

```['w,3,r,e,s,o,u,r,c', 'e']
['w,3,r,e,s,o,u,r', 'c', 'e']
['w,3,r,e,s', 'o', 'u', 'r', 'c', 'e']
```

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## Python: Tips of the Day

What is the difference between Python's list methods append and extend?

append: Appends object at the end.

```x = [1, 2, 3]
x.append([4, 5])
print (x)
```

Output:

```[1, 2, 3, [4, 5]]
```

extend: Extends list by appending elements from the iterable.

```x = [1, 2, 3]
x.extend([4, 5])
print (x)
```

Output:

```[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
```

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