Returns the n minimum elements from the provided list.
If n is greater than or equal to the provided list’s length, then return the original list (sorted in ascending order).

Use sorted() to sort the list,[:n]to get the specified number of elements. Omit the second argument,n`, to get a one-element list.


def min_n(lst, n=1):
  return sorted(lst, reverse=False)[:n]


min_n([1, 2, 3]) # [1]
min_n([1, 2, 3], 2) # [1,2]