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Shuffle a list of numbers using supplied shuffle method
Lists and Tuples example from a Well House Consultants training course
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Source code: sh2.py Module: Y104
#!/usr/bin/python

from random import *
from sys import *

""" This program takes a number given on the command line
and shuffles all the numbers from 1 up to that number. The
application was playing the tracks from a CD in random order.

You'll notice that we've loaded a couple of built in modules
via from statements, so there's virtually no programming work
to do - python has an excellent standard function library!"""


top = int(argv[1])

basehand = range(1,top+1)
shuffle(basehand)

for track in basehand:
    print track

""" Results:

-bash-3.2$ python sh2.py 12
6
10
2
11
9
5
8
7
12
1
3
4
-bash-3.2$

"""

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