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On Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 5:27 PM, Chubasco Diranga <alpharulz at gmail.com> wrote: > Can anyone please help me with the following please? > > My question is in a while loop; how do l sum all the numbers in the given list (list_a)? > > list_a = [8, 5, 2, 4] > sum_a = 0 # for storing the sum of list_a > i = 0 # for looping through the list_a# Use a while loop to sum all numbers in list_a# If you store the sums into sum_a > print(sum_a) # should print 19 You don't need a loop at all. Take a look at the builtin sum function: https://docs.python.org/3.4/library/functions.html#sum

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