Largest Number

07/16/2016 Sort


Given a list of non negative integers, arrange them such that they form the largest number.

For example, given [3, 30, 34, 5, 9], the largest formed number is 9534330.

Note: The result may be very large, so you need to return a string instead of an integer.


Result: Accepted Time: 48 ms

Here should be some explanations.

class Solution:
    # @param {integer[]} nums
    # @return {string}
    def largestNumber(self,nums):
        ret = ''.join(sorted([ str(x) for x in nums],cmp=lambda x,y:cmp(y+x,x+y)))
        return ret if ret[0] !='0' else "0"

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