examples/advanced/my_reduce.py
from __future__ import print_function

def my_reduce(f, *args):
    if len(args) == 0:
        return None
    result = args[0]
    for i in range(1, len(args)):
        result = f(result, args[i])
    return result

# print(my_reduce()) # TypeError: my_reduce() takes at least 1 argument (0 given)
print(my_reduce(lambda x,y: x+y))             # None
print(my_reduce(lambda x,y: x+y, 3))          # 3
print(my_reduce(lambda x,y: x+y, -1, 4, -2))  # 1

print(my_reduce(lambda x,y: x*y, -1, 4, -2))  # 8