Non-unique Elements

Non-unique Elements

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If you have 50 different plug types, appliances wouldn't be available and would be very expensive. But once an electric outlet becomes standardized, many companies can design appliances, and competition ensues, creating variety and better prices for consumers.
-- Bill Gates

You are given a non-empty sequence of integers. For this task, you should return Iterable consisting of only the non-unique elements from the initial sequence. To do so you will need to remove all unique elements (elements which are contained in a given sequence only once). When solving this task, do not change the order of the elements. Example: in [1, 2, 3, 1, 3] elements 1, 3 are non-unique and result will be [1, 3, 1, 3].


Input: List of integers (int).

Output: List or another Iterable (tuple, iterator, genetor) of integers (int).


assert list(checkio([1, 2, 3, 1, 3])) == [1, 3, 1, 3]
assert list(checkio([1, 2, 3, 4, 5])) == []
assert list(checkio([5, 5, 5, 5, 5])) == [5, 5, 5, 5, 5]
assert list(checkio([10, 9, 10, 10, 9, 8])) == [10, 9, 10, 10, 9]

How it is used: This mission will help you to understand how to manipulate sequences, something that is the basis for solving more complex tasks. The concept can be easily generalized for real world tasks. For example: if you need to clarify statistics by removing low frequency elements (noise).

You can find out more about Python lists in one of our articles featuring lists, tuples, array.array and numpy.array.

0 < len(data) < 1000

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