Python Example – Write a Python program to check whether a list contains a sublist

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Write a Python program to check whether a list contains a sublist.

 

Sample Solution

Python Code:

def is_Sublist(l, s):
	sub_set = False
	if s == []:
		sub_set = True
	elif s == l:
		sub_set = True
	elif len(s) > len(l):
		sub_set = False

	else:
		for i in range(len(l)):
			if l[i] == s[0]:
				n = 1
				while (n < len(s)) and (l[i+n] == s[n]):
					n += 1
				
				if n == len(s):
					sub_set = True

	return sub_set

a = [2,4,3,5,7]
b = [4,3]
c = [3,7]
print(is_Sublist(a, b))
print(is_Sublist(a, c))

Sample Output:

True                                                                                                          
False

 

Write a Python program to check whether a list contains a sublist

 

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