Is there a simple way to find the list index to the max value?

W. eWatson wolftracks at invalid.com
Tue Feb 16 16:34:51 CET 2010


On 2/16/2010 4:41 AM, Arnaud Delobelle wrote:
> Arnaud Delobelle<arnodel at googlemail.com>  writes:
>
>> "W. eWatson"<wolftracks at invalid.com>  writes:
>>
>>> See Subject. a = [1,4,9,3]. Find max, 9, then index to it, 2.
>>
>> Here are a few ways.
>
> [...]
>
> My copy past went wrond and I forgot the first one:
>
>>>> a = [1,4,9,3]
>>>> max_index = a.index(max(a))
>>>> max_index
> 2
>
Ah, the good one for last! Thanks.



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