Rearranging Lists

Description

We can manipulate the contents of lists by using the methods shuffle, sort and reverse. shuffle randomizes the order of the list items, while reverse reverses their order. sort automatically sorts from least to greatest, but will sort from greatest to least by using sort(reverse = true.

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A = [ 2, 3, 5, 7, 11 ]
shuffle(A)
print(A)
A = [ 2, 3, 5, 7, 11 ]
A.reverse()
print(A)
A = [ 11, 5, 3, 7, 2 ]
A.sort()
print(A)
A = [ 11, 5, 3, 7, 2 ]
A.sort(reverse = true)
print(A)

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Primary Tags—Programming: Python

Secondary Tags—Python: Lists

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Date: 26 Mar 2019 16:00

Submitted by: Zane Corbiere

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