# Exercise: Find a Number in a List

Test your knowledge of the conditional and looping directives covered in this chapter.

## We'll cover the following

## Problem statement

In this challenge, you have to find a number in a list.

Given a number `$num`

and a list `@list`

, traverse the list to check if it contains the number `$num`

:

- If
`$num`

exists in the list, report it using:

```
print 'Found the number';
```

- If
`$num`

doesnâ€™t exist in the list, report it using:

```
print 'Did not find the number';
```

### Sample input

```
@list = (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
$num = 5
```

### Expected output

```
Found the number
```

## Coding challenge

This is a simple problem related to the conditional and looping directives weâ€™ve covered. Assume that the number `$num`

and list `@list`

have already been declared and defined.

If you feel stuck, you can always refer to the solution review in the next lesson.

Good luck!

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