[Tutor] toggle through a list

Emile van Sebille emile at fenx.com
Thu Apr 2 02:35:52 CEST 2009

j mercedes wrote:
> Hi, I have problem here...I am writing a program but I am getting 
> stucked at how to solve the mode of a series of numbers...any 
> ideas???following is the program:
> def mode(data):
>     num=0
>     count=0
>     mx=0
>     mode=0
>     for i in data:

i here takes on the values of data -- it isn't the index

>         if num!=data[i]:

here you're using i as though it were an index -- maybe use
           if num!=i


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