List, tuple, and set

A list is a collection of elements. An element can be of any data type and a list can contain elements of different data types. A list has several important functions such as append, extend, insert, index, pop, and few others. The following table summarizes the functionality of these functions:

Function name



Adds a new element to the end of the list.


Adds new elements from an iterable. The members of the iterable element are entered separately into the list. This is demonstrated in the code sample after this table.


Adds a new element but at a specific position in the list.


Returns the position of the argument in the list. If the argument is not found ...

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