Luis - 4 months ago 8

Python Question

How do I remove numbers like 86.1 and 90.1 (or 86.2 and 90.2) from the following list?

`86.1 86.2 90.1 90.2`

Answer

Define a threshold, iterate over the sorted numbers and add up the numbers within the threshold:

```
numbers = [86.1, 86.2, 90.1,90.2]
threshold = 1
numbers = iter(numbers)
amount = last = next(numbers)
count = 1
result = []
for number in sorted(numbers):
if number - last > threshold:
result.append(amount/count)
amount = count = 0
amount += number
count += 1
last = number
```

result.append(amount/count)