Program for Linear Search using Python

Introduction

The task is to find the element in array using linear search algorithm.

Program for Linear Search using Python

Program

def search_ele(ip_arr, x):

    for i in range(len(ip_arr)):

        if ip_arr[i] == x:

            return True

    return False

  

ip_arr = [2, 15, 4, 10]

x = 4

if search_ele(ip_arr, x):

    print("Element found!")

else:

    print("Element not found!")

Output:

Program for Linear Search using Python Output

Explanation

To search element using linear search algorithm, below steps are followed:

  1. Compare each element of array one by one with x starting from left.
  2. If x == element in array, return x is found.
  3. If x is not found, return x is not present in the array.

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  • Barry Allen

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