This tutorial will introduce the method to convert a list to a tuple in Python. Lists and tuples are used to store multiple values in a specific order in Python; the main difference between the list and the tuple is that a list is mutable and a tuple is immutable, which means that a new tuple will be created whenever we need to make any change on a tuple whereas we can make changes on a list without creating a new one. Another difference between a tuple and a list is that the tuple has fewer built-in methods than the list in Python.
Convert a List to a Tuple in Python Using the
tuple() function is a built-in function in Python that takes an iterable object as input and returns a tuple object as output. We can pass different iterable types like a list, dictionary, or even a string to the
tuple() function, and it will return a tuple object.
To convert a list to a tuple, we pass the list to the
tuple() function. The code example below demonstrates how to convert a list to a tuple in Python using the
mylist = list((1,2,3,4)) mytuple = tuple(mylist) print(mytuple) print(type(mytuple))
(1, 2, 3, 4) <class 'tuple'>