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# Smallest of three numbers in Python

Python Program to get three numbers num1, num2 and num3 and find the smallest one among num1,num2 and num3.

Sample Input 1:

1 6 2

Sample Output 1:

1

#### Program or Solution

```					    ```

num1,num2,num3=map(int,input("Enter three numbers:").split(" "))
if(num1<num2 and num1<num3):
print("{} is smallest".format(num1))
elif (num2<num3):
print("{} is smallest".format(num2))
else:
print("{} is smallest".format(num3))

```
```

#### Program Explanation

Get three inputs num1, num2 and num3 from user using input() methods.

Check whether num1 is smaller than num2 and num3 using if statement, if it is true print num1 is smallest using print() method.

Else, num2 or num3 is smallest.

So check whether num2 is smaller than num3 using elseif statement.

if num2 is greater, then print num2 is smallest using print() method.

Else, print num3 is smallest using print() method.