# Need help. Works fine in many test cases, but got a limit time exceeded err when I submitted it

• Do anyone know where is the error?
This code works fine in both odd and even length input,
however it got a limit time exceeded error when I submit it.

``````class Solution(object):
def wiggleSort(self, nums):
"""
:type nums: List[int]
:rtype: void Do not return anything, modify nums in-place instead.
"""
n = len(nums)
# Find a median and put elements, which are smaller than median, in the first half of array.
array = nums[:]
#array.sort()
k = n/2
for i in range(0, k+1):
minIdx = i
minValue = array[i]
for j in range(i+1, n):
if array[j] < minValue:
minIdx = j
minValue = array[j]
array[i], array[minIdx] = array[minIdx], array[i]
mid = array[k]

# Put elements, which are equal to median, after the first half of array.
for i in range(k+1, n):
if array[i] == mid:
k = k+1
array[k], array[i] = array[i], array[k]

# Fill elements into nums from array
# even idx (small): fetch from the first half of array (smaller elements)
# odd idx (big): fetch from the second half of array (bigger elements)
for i in range(0, n):
if i%2: nums[i] = array[n-i/2-1]
else: nums[i] = array[(n-1)/2-i/2]``````

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