Linear Search in Python
By Gaurav Jain on January 6, 2018
Return the index of a number in the given list/array
def linear_search(alist, num): for i, elem in enumerate(alist): if elem == num: return i return None # If number doesn't exist in the list
>>> mylist = [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7] >>> num = 3 # number to be searched >>> linear_search(mylist, num) 2 >>>
This code can be found on github [Python-DSA] repository.
If you find anything wrong or has a better solution, please feel free to create issues on this repo.