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We’ll use an iterative solution to the following problem: find the minimum value in a list.

def find_min(my_list): min = None for element in my_list: if not min or (element < min): min = element return min find_min([42, 17, 2, -1, 67]) # -1 find_mind([]) # None find_min([13, 72, 19, 5, 86]) # 5

This solution has a linear runtime, or O(N), where N is the number of elements in the list.

Instructions

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Implement your version of find_min() which has the same functionality using recursive calls!

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