[Tutor] Coin toss program

Neil Schemenauer nas-pytut at python.ca
Wed Nov 5 13:02:54 EST 2003

On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 01:02:17PM -0500, LONG, SPENCER wrote:
> I'm having difficulty writing code for the following end of chapter
> exercise:
> "Write a program that flips a coin 100 times and then tells you the number
> of heads and tails."
> Can anyone forward to this Newbie the code for how this is accomplished? So
> far I have code that flips the coin once (using a random number generator),
> which results in either a heads or tails.  But again, it's a single flip of
> the coin.

Could you post the code you have?  To do something 100 times I would
use a for loop, eg.:

    for i in range(100):
        print "Hello world"



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