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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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   • Shuffling a list - Ruby and Python - [link]

Source code: Module: Y104
#!/usr/bin/env python3

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])

# extra call to list needed for Python 3 only
basehand = list(range(1,top+1))

for track in basehand:

""" Results:

WomanWithCat:y104 grahamellis$ python3 7
WomanWithCat:y104 grahamellis$ python2 7
WomanWithCat:y104 grahamellis$


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