Scala List splitAt() method with example

The splitAt() method belongs to the value member of the class List. It is utilized to split the given list into a prefix/suffix pair at a stated position.

Method Definition: def splitAt(n: Int): (List[A], List[A])

Where, n is the position at which we need to split.



Return Type: It returns a pair of lists consisting of the first n elements of this list, and the other elements.

Example #1:

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// Scala program of splitAt()
// 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 splitAt method 
        val result = list.splitAt(3)
          
        // Displays output
        println(result)
      
    }
}

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Output:

(List(a, b, c), List(d, e, f))

Example #2:

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// Scala program of splitAt()
// method
  
// Creating object
object GfG
  
    // Main method
    def main(args:Array[String])
    {
      
        // Creating a List 
        val list = List(1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
          
        // Applying splitAt method 
        val result = list.splitAt(4)
          
        // Displays output
        println(result)
      
    }
}

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Output:

(List(1, 2, 3, 4), List(5, 6, 7))


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