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Technical Interview Problems in Python: Lists

List Rotation: Slice

For our first problem, we would like to “rotate” a list, or **move elements forward** in a list by a number of spaces, `k`

.

Elements at the greatest index will “wrap around” to the beginning of the list.

list = ['a', 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e', 'f'] rotate(list, 0) # ['a', 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e', 'f'] rotate(list, 1) # ['f', 'a', 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e'] rotate(list, 3) # ['d', 'e', 'f', 'a', 'b', 'c']

**Clarifying Questions:**

- Are there constraints on time or space efficiency?
- Nope! Just solve the problem.

- Should I account for negative inputs?
- The rotation input will always be positive.

- What if the rotation is greater than the list length?
- Continue wrapping!
- The “rotated” list would be the same as the original when
`k`

is equal to the length.

### Instructions

**1.**

Write a function `rotate()`

, with the parameters `my_list`

and `num_rotations`

.

`rotate()`

should return the input list rotated `num_rotations`

forward.