In the context of this exercise, what ways can we use to remove elements from a list in Python?
In Python, there are several methods available that allow you to remove elements from a list.
remove() method will remove the first instance of a value in a list.
list = [1, 2, 3, 1] list.remove(1) # [2, 3, 1]
pop() method removes an element at a given index, and will also return the removed item.
numbers = [10, 20, 30, 40] ten = numbers.pop(0) print(ten) # 10
You can also use the
del keyword in Python to remove an element or slice from a list.
numbers = [50, 60, 70, 80] del numbers[1:2] print(numbers) # [50, 70, 80]
One other method from removing elements from a list is to take a slice of the list, which excludes the index or indexes of the item or items you are trying to remove. For instance, to remove the first two items of a list, you can do
list = list[2:]