Closest value and its index in a sorted list - Python

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I have a sorted list and I would like to find the closest value to the target value and also print the closest value's index. Is that possible on python?
May 28 in Python by Mahesh
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You can try this @Mahesh:

lst = [
    13.09409,
    12.18347,
    11.33447,
    10.32184,
    9.544922,
    8.813385,
]

target = 11.5

res = min(enumerate(lst), key=lambda x: abs(target - x[1]))
# (2, 11.33447)
answered May 28 by Sai

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