Python program to check if given value occurs atleast k times

Given a list and some value (let’s say it N), write a Python program to check if the given value occurs atleast k-times in that list.

We can use list comprehension to deal with this problem. We can add each occurrence of given value and check if it is greater than or equal to k. If the value returned is True, then set the flag to 1, else 0.

Below is the Python implementation –





# Python program to check if given
# value occurs atleast k times
test_list = [1, 3, 5, 5, 4, 5
# printing original list 
print ("The original list is : " + str(test_list)) 
# value to be checked  
val = 5
# initializing k 
k = 3
# using sum() + list comprehension 
# checking occurrences
res = 0
res = sum([1 for i in test_list if i == val]) >= k
if res == 1 : res = True
else :  res = False
# printing result  
print ("%d occur atleast %d times ? :" %(val, k) + str(res)) 



The original list is : [1, 3, 5, 5, 4, 5]
5 occur atleast 3 times ? :True
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