Problem of the Day
A new programming or logic puzzle every Mon-Fri

Sum Largest

Hey hey! Happy Monday

Today's problem is to create a function that takes in an array and some integer N. The goal of the function is to return the sum of the N largest integers. Here's an example:

nums = [1,2,3,4,5,6,7,7,7,5]
print sum_largest(nums, 4)

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  • Anonymous - 8¬†years ago

    def sum_largest(listofnums, count):
        return sum(sorted(listofnums)[-count:])

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