# Python Program to find the smallest element in a list

In this program, You will learn how to find the smallest element in a list in Python.

`data =[22, 3, 55, 8]`

## Example: How to find the smallest element in a list in Python

```
k = int(input("Enter how many number:"))
data = []
print("Enter numbers:", end="")
for i in range(0, k):
num = int(input())
data.append(num)
sm = data[0]
for i in range(0, data.__len__()):
if sm > data[i]:
sm = data[i]
print("Smallest element:", sm)
```

#### Output:

```
Enter how many number:4
Enter numbers:20
30
10
40
Smallest element: 10
```