Python program for rotation of elements of array- left and right

Rotation of elements of array- left and right in python

Array Rotation Left and Right

In this program we’ll be learning about Python program for rotation of elements of array – left and right to a specified number of times. An array is said to be right rotated if all the selected elements were  moved towards right by one position. The last element of array will become the first element of array after rotation and vice versa for left rotation. 

Method 1 :

In this method we will rotate the elements one by one by shifting them.

  • Declare a function leftRotate(arr, d, n)
  • Inside that function run a loop for range(d)
  • And call leftRotateOne(arr, n)
  • For function leftRotatebyOne(arr, n)
  • Store arr[0] in a variable say temp.
  • Run a loop for range(n-1), set arr[i] = arr[i+1]
  • At last set arr[n-1] to temp

Time and Space Complexity :

  • Time – Complexity : O(n*d)
  • Space – Complexity : O(1)

Method  1 : Code in Python

#Write a program for array rotation in Python

# Python3 program to rotate an array by
def leftRotate(arr, d, n):
    for i in range(d):
        leftRotatebyOne(arr, n)
# Function to left Rotate arr[] of size n by 1*/
def leftRotatebyOne(arr, n):
    temp = arr[0]
    for i in range(n-1):
        arr[i] = arr[i + 1]
    arr[n-1] = temp
# utility function to print an array */
def printArray(arr, size):
    for i in range(size):
        print ("% d"% arr[i], end =" ")
# Driver program to test above functions */
arr = [10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70]
leftRotate(arr, 2, 7)
printArray(arr, 7)


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3 comments on “Python program for rotation of elements of array- left and right”

  • Arun

    a=list(map(int,input(“ENTER ARRAY ELEMENTS :”).split()))
    b=int(input(“enter the number of left rotation :”))
    for x in range(b):