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# Python | Find Dissimilar Elements in Tuples

• Last Updated : 11 Nov, 2019

Sometimes, while working with tuples, we can have a problem in which we need dissimilar features of two records. This type of application can come in Data Science domain. Let’s discuss certain ways in which this problem can be solved.

Method #1 : Using `set() + "^" operator`

This task can be performed using symmetric difference functionality offered by XOR operator over sets. The conversion to set is done by `set()`.

 `# Python3 code to demonstrate working of``# Dissimilar elements in tuples``# Using set() + "^" operator`` ` `# initialize tuples``test_tup1 ``=` `(``3``, ``4``, ``5``, ``6``)``test_tup2 ``=` `(``5``, ``7``, ``4``, ``10``)`` ` `# printing original tuples``print``(``"The original tuple 1 : "` `+` `str``(test_tup1))``print``(``"The original tuple 2 : "` `+` `str``(test_tup2))`` ` `# Dissimilar elements in tuples``# Using set() + "^" operator``res ``=` `tuple``(``set``(test_tup1) ^ ``set``(test_tup2))`` ` `# printing result``print``(``"The Dissimilar elements from tuples are : "` `+` `str``(res))`
Output :
```The original tuple 1 : (3, 4, 5, 6)
The original tuple 2 : (5, 7, 4, 10)
The Dissimilar elements from tuples are : (3, 6, 7, 10)
```

Method #2 : Using `symmetric_difference() + set()`

This is method similar to above method, the difference is that instead of XOR operator, we use inbuilt function to perform the task of filtering dissimilar elements.

 `# Python3 code to demonstrate working of``# Dissimilar elements in tuples``# Using symmetric_difference() + set()`` ` `# initialize tuples``test_tup1 ``=` `(``3``, ``4``, ``5``, ``6``)``test_tup2 ``=` `(``5``, ``7``, ``4``, ``10``)`` ` `# printing original tuples``print``(``"The original tuple 1 : "` `+` `str``(test_tup1))``print``(``"The original tuple 2 : "` `+` `str``(test_tup2))`` ` `# Dissimilar elements in tuples``# Using symmetric_difference() + set()``res ``=` `tuple``(``set``(test_tup1).symmetric_difference(``set``(test_tup2)))`` ` `# printing result``print``(``"The Dissimilar elements from tuples are : "` `+` `str``(res))`
Output :
```The original tuple 1 : (3, 4, 5, 6)
The original tuple 2 : (5, 7, 4, 10)
The Dissimilar elements from tuples are : (3, 6, 7, 10)
```

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