The sort function can be used to sort a list in ascending, descending or user defined order.
To sort the list in ascending order.
This will sort the given list in ascending order.
This function can be used to sort list of integers, floating point number, string and others.
[1, 2, 3, 4]
['code', 'geeks', 'ide', 'practice']
To sort the list in descending order.
This will sort the given list in descending order.
[4, 3, 2, 1]
Sorting user using user defined order.
list_name.sort(key=…, reverse=…) – it sorts according to user’s choice
[(1, 1), (1, 2), (3, 3)] [(3, 3), (1, 2), (1, 1)]
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