Program to find running sum of 1d array in Python

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Suppose we have an array nums. The running sum of an array as rs[i] is sum of all elements from nums[0] to nums[i]. Finally return the entire running sum of nums.

So, if the input is like nums = [8,3,6,2,1,4,5], then the output will be [8, 11, 17, 19, 20, 24, 29], because

rs[0] = nums[0]
rs[1] = sum of nums[0..1] = 8 + 3 = 11
rs[2] = sum of nums[0..2] = 8 + 3 + 6 = 17
and so on

To solve this, we will follow these steps −

  • n:= size of nums

  • rs:= [nums[0]]

  • for i in range 1 to n - 1, do

    • nums[i] := nums[i] + nums[i-1]

    • insert nums[i] at the end of rs

  • return rs

Example (Python)

Let us see the following implementation to get better understanding −

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def solve(prices):
   n=len(nums)
   rs=[nums[0]]

   for i in range(1,n):
      nums[i]+=nums[i-1]
      rs.append(nums[i])
   return rs

nums = [8,3,6,2,1,4,5]
print(solve(nums))

Input

[8,3,6,2,1,4,5]

Output

[8, 11, 17, 19, 20, 24, 29]
raja
Published on 17-May-2021 12:11:47
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