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Scala List drop() method with example

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The drop() method belongs to the value member of the class List. It is utilized to select all the elements except the first n elements of the list.
Method Definition: def drop(n: Int): List[A] Where, n is the number of elements to be dropped from the stated sequence. Return Type: It returns all the elements of the list except the first n ones.
Example #1:
   
// Scala program of drop()
// method
  
// Creating object
object GfG
  
    // Main method
    def main(args:Array[String])
    {
      
        // Creating a List 
        val list = List("a", "b", "c", "d", "e", "f")
          
        // Applying drop method 
        val result = list.drop(4)
          
        // Displays output
        println(result)
      
    }
}

                    
Output:
List(e, f)
Example #2:
// Scala program of drop()
// method
  
// Creating object
object GfG
  
    // Main method
    def main(args:Array[String])
    {
      
        // Creating a List 
        val list = List(1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
          
        // Applying drop method 
        val result = list.drop(2)
          
        // Displays output
        println(result)
      
    }
}

                    
Output:
List(3, 4, 5, 6)


Last Updated : 13 Aug, 2019
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