Please help - get average
clifford.wells at comcast.net
Wed Oct 27 09:49:52 CEST 2004
On Tue, 2004-10-26 at 12:49 -0500, Borman, Linda E wrote:
> Hi , Im new to Python can you help.
> Trying to create a program that I can entered only 10 random
> numbers, and calculate the average of those numbers after executing a
> loop. Using for loop.
> This is what I have so far.
> # using for loop
> number = 10
> while number !=0 :
> number = input("Enter a number: ")
> count = number
> sum = number
> for a in range (1):
> print sum
> print "The average is: ", sum / count
> print "all Done"
Try it something like this:
total = 0.0
count = 0
number = None
while number not in ('q', 'Q'):
number = raw_input("Enter a number (or Q to quit): ")
number = float(number)
total += number
count += 1
print "The average is:", total / count
Cliff Wells <clifford.wells at comcast.net>
More information about the Python-list