i need to find a min and amx of the table and so far i can do the min of row 1 but nothing after that

``````--------------------------------------------------------------------
|Name  |     A      |     B     |     C      |    D     |    E      |
--------------------------------------------------------------------
|  1   |    1.0     |    2.0    |    3.0     |   4.0    |   5.0     |
|  2   |    6.0     |    7.0    |    8.0     |   9.0    |   0.0     |
|  3   |    1.1     |    2.2    |    3.3     |   0.1    |   0.3     |
--------------------------------------------------------------------

def minimum(y,l):
for y in l:
if y == 1:
i= 0
w=(l[i],l[i+1],l[i+2],l[i+3],l[i+4])
a= min(l[i],l[i+1],l[i+2],l[i+3],l[i+4])
eli
f y == 2:
i = 5
w=(l[i],l[i+1],l[i+2],l[i+3],l[i+4])
a= min(l[i],l[i+1],l[i+2],l[i+3],l[i+4])

return a

if x == 1:
make_table(l)
if x == 2:
y = input("enter a row (as a number) or a column (as an uppercase letter)")
if y in [ '1','2','3']:
mini = minimum(y, l)
print("Minimum is:", mini)
if x == 3:
print ('bye')
``````

• Never use certain letters for variable names, especially `l` (lowercase 'L') and `O` (uppercase 'o'). They are too easily misread as the numbers `1` and `0`, especially when scanning the code quickly.
• Using a `for:` loop and then breaking down the values of the loop into separate conditions (the so-called 'for-case' or 'for-if' anti-pattern) makes no sense; you are better off either finding a way to consolidate the conditions, or else eliminate the loop.
• When getting the mininmum or maximum of a list, the easiest (if not necessarily the most efficent) way to find the value in question is to sort a copy of the list. In the case of a multi-dimensional list, merge the lists into a single copy first, then sort.

Taking this last piece of advice into account, the solution should be trivial:

``````t = [[1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0],
[6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0, 0.0],
[1.1, 2.2, 3.3, 0.1, 0.3]]

def minmax(table, row):
table[row].sort()
return table[row][0], table[row][-1]

min, max = minmax(t, 1)

print(min)
print(max)
``````
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