[Tutor] Sum of List Elements
grouch at gmail.com
Sat Sep 24 17:52:52 CEST 2005
Also, the built in function sum():
total = sum(list)
Which is probably the One Obvious Way since 2.3, if I had to guess.
On 9/24/05, R. Alan Monroe < amonroe at columbus.rr.com> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I have spent an embarrassingly large amount of time trying to solve what
> > its face seems like a simple problem.
> > I have a list of intergers, and I want to assign the sum of the
> intergers in
> > the list to a variable. There are only intergers in the list.
> > The best I have been able to do so far is to write a function that adds
> > list and list, then list and list , etc. Of course, this
> > what I want.
> > I'd like to be able to sum a list of any size without having to type
> > list+list....
> for x in list:
> total += x
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