Outline for October 20, 2022

Reading: §4.5
Assignment:Homework 2, due October 20, 2022

  1. Using random numbers
    1. Problem: compute π by tossing darts at a unit square
    2. First build routine to simulate dart toss at unit square [mc-1.py]
    3. Then build routine to see if co-ordinates are in unit circle [mc-2.py]
    4. Then build routine to read in number of tosses [mc-3.py]
    5. Put it all together [mc-4.py]
    6. Graphics! [mc-5.py]

  2. More recursion
    1. Sum of digits [sumdigits.py]
    2. Greatest common divisor [gcd.py]
    3. Nested lists: is an item in a list? [isinlist.py]

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MHI 289I, Programming in Health Informatics
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