Python – Suffix Product in list

Nowdays, especially in the field of competitive programming, the utility of computing suffix product is quite popular and features in many problems. Hence, having a one liner solution to it would possess a great help. Let’s discuss certain way in which this problem can be solved.

Method : Using list comprehension + loop + list slicing
This problem can be solved using the combination of above two functions in which we use list comprehension to extend logic to each element, explicit product function to get the product along, slicing is used to get product till the particular index.





# Python3 code to demonstrate 
# Suffix List Product 
# using list comprehension + loop + list slicing 
# compute prod 
def prod(test_list): 
    res = 1
    for ele in test_list: 
        res = res * ele 
    return res 
# initializing list 
test_list = [3, 4, 1, 7, 9, 1
# printing original list 
print("The original list : " + str(test_list)) 
# using list comprehension + loop + list slicing 
# Suffix List Product
res = [prod(test_list[ : i + 1 ]) for i in range(len(test_list))] 
# print result 
print("The suffix product list is : " + str(res)) 


Output :

The original list : [3, 4, 1, 7, 9, 1]
The suffix product list is : [1, 9, 63, 63, 252, 756]
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