extracting numbers with decimal places from a string

Joel Goldstick joel.goldstick at gmail.com
Sun Jan 11 21:06:34 CET 2015


On Sun, Jan 11, 2015 at 2:31 PM, Store Makhzan <store0a at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have this script which can calculate the total of numbers given in a string
> ---- script -----
> total = 0
> for c in '0123456789':
>    total += int(c)
> print total
> ---- script -----
>
> How should I modify this script to find the total of if the numbers given in the string form have decimal places? That is, how do I need to modify this line:
> ----- script -----
> for c in '1.32, 5.32, 4.4, 3.78':
> ----- script -----
> to find the total of these given numbers.
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split the string on ',' to get a list of strings.  loop thru list
using float(s), add float values


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