Jason - 1 year ago 52

Python Question

I am trying to combine two lists:

One holds Square numbers.

The other stores Pentagonal Numbers.

`def pentaSquares():`

l = []

n = 0

squares = lambda x: [x*x for x in range(n)]

penta = lambda y: [y*(3*y-1)//2 for y in range(n)]

while l.index < 4:

l = [i for i in squares for j in penta if squares == penta]

n = n+1

return l

I must merge these lists using List Comprehensions where their values match until there are 4 elements in the list.

If somebody could point me in the right direction, that would be much appreciated.

I am currently getting this error:

`TypeError: unorderable types: builtin_function_or_method() < int()`

Answer Source

```
def pentaSquares(n):
squarlist=[]
pentalist=[]
squares = lambda x:x*x
penta = lambda y:y*(3*y-1)//2
for i in range(n):
squarlist.append(squares(i))
pentalist.append(penta(i))
l=[x for x in squarlist if x in pentalist]
return l
>>> pentaSquares(10000)
[0, 1, 9801, 94109401]
```