Average

OSCC · Python, Math, List · Nov 2, 2020

Calculates the average of two or more numbers.

  • Use sum() to sum all of the args provided, divide by len().
def average(*args):
  return sum(args, 0.0) / len(args)
average(*[1, 2, 3]) # 2.0
average(1, 2, 3) # 2.0

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