# [Tutor] Calculate hours

anthonym anthonym at att.net
Wed Jan 23 05:18:49 CET 2013

```Thanks Dave

I think I would like to keep it simple.  How would I get it to repeat and
print before deleting?

On 1/22/13 7:10 PM, "Dave Angel" <d at davea.name> wrote:

>On 01/22/2013 09:52 PM, anthonym wrote:
>> Hello All,
>>
>> I originally wrote this program to calculate and print the employee
>>with the
>> most hours worked in a week.  I would now like to change this to
>>calculate
>> and print the hours for all 8 employees in ascending order.
>>
>> The employees are named employee 0 - 8
>>
>> Any ideas?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Tony
>>
>> Code below:
>>
>>
>>
>> # Create table of hours worked
>>
>> matrix = [
>>      [2, 4, 3, 4, 5, 8, 8],
>>      [7, 3, 4, 3, 3, 4, 4],
>>      [3, 3, 4, 3, 3, 2, 2],
>>      [9, 3, 4, 7, 3, 4, 1],
>>      [3, 5, 4, 3, 6, 3, 8],
>>      [3, 4, 4, 6, 3, 4, 4],
>>      [3, 7, 4, 8, 3, 8, 4],
>>      [6, 3, 5, 9, 2, 7, 9]]
>>
>> maxRow = sum(matrix[0])   # Get sum of the first row in maxRow
>> indexOfMaxRow = 0
>>
>> for row in  range(1, len(matrix)):
>>      if sum(matrix[row]) > maxRow:
>>          maxRow = sum(matrix[row])
>>          indexOfMaxRow = row
>>
>> print("Employee 7", indexOfMaxRow, "has worked:  ", maxRow, "hours")
>>
>>
>
>What other constraints does your professor make?  For example, are you
>allowed to use sorting with custom key function?
>
>If you want to keep it simple, then invert your logic to find the min
>element.  Then after finding that min element, print it, delete it, and
>repeat the whole thing till the matrix is empty.
>
>
>
>
>--
>DaveA
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