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Examples of how to find common elements between two lists in python:

### Create two lists in python

Let's create a list in python

````list_a = ['e','0', 6, 'f', 4, 1, 'g']`
```

and another

````list_b = ['a','d', 1, 'o', 8, 3, 'e']`
```

### Find common elements between two lists

To find common elements between two lists, a solution is to use Python Set intersection() Method. To do so, let's first convert one of the two lists in a set:

````list_a_as_set = set(list_a)`
```

and then apply intersection

````intersection = list_a_as_set.intersection(list_b)`

`for i in intersection:`
`    print( i )`
```

returns here

````1`
`e`
```

Note that:

````type(intersection)`
```

is a set.  ##### Daidalos

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