Leetcode: Length of Last Word

Length of Last Word



Given a string s consists of upper/lower-case alphabets and empty space characters ‘ ‘, return the length of last word in the string.

If the last word does not exist, return 0.

Note: A word is defined as a character sequence consists of non-space characters only.

Example:

Input: "Hello World"
Output: 5

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class Solution(object):
    def lengthOfLastWord(self, s):
        """
        :type s: str
        :rtype: int
        """
        s = s.strip(" ")
        word_list = s.split(" ")
        return len(word_list[-1])
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