[Tutor] Frustrated Beginner

R. Alan Monroe amonroe at columbus.rr.com
Wed Sep 28 23:48:08 CEST 2005

> I am trying to learn Python to use in my lesson plans. I am using Windows XP 
> and the textbooks I am using are Beginning Python by WROX and Learning 
> Pyhton by O'Reilly.

> I am definning a range of words 0 to 55, if the number is divisible by 
> 3,7,11 with no remainder print eggs, else print spam. This works.

> def firstpart():
>    for n in range(0, 55):
>       if n % 3 == 0 or n % 7 == 0 or n % 11 == 0:
>           print 'eggs,',
>       else:
>           print 'spam,',
> # Now I am trying to modify the function to replace eggs with toast and spam 
> with jelly. I have spent days and nothing works. Can you send me in the 
> right direction??

It seems like you could just backspace the old words and type the new
words in their place. Unless I misundertand the purpose of the


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