Remove list elements from the end

Python, List · Sep 15, 2020

Returns a list with n elements removed from the end.

  • Use slice notation to create a slice of the list with n elements taken from the end.
def take_right(itr, n = 1):
  return itr[-n:]
take_right([1, 2, 3], 2) # [2, 3]
take_right([1, 2, 3]) # [3]

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