Inheritance diagram of product

product(*iterables) –> product object

Cartesian product of input iterables. Equivalent to nested for-loops.

For example, product(A, B) returns the same as: ((x,y) for x in A for y in B). The leftmost iterators are in the outermost for-loop, so the output tuples cycle in a manner similar to an odometer (with the rightmost element changing on every iteration).

To compute the product of an iterable with itself, specify the number of repetitions with the optional repeat keyword argument. For example, product(A, repeat=4) means the same as product(A, A, A, A).

product(‘ab’, range(3)) –> (‘a’,0) (‘a’,1) (‘a’,2) (‘b’,0) (‘b’,1) (‘b’,2) product((0,1), (0,1), (0,1)) –> (0,0,0) (0,0,1) (0,1,0) (0,1,1) (1,0,0) ...