Shuffle a list of numbers
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Source code: shuffle.py Module: Y104
""" List manipulation example - shuffling
a list of numbers (note - Python has a shuffle
function in the random module, which you would
use if you were wantinng to shuffle in a real
from random import *
from sys import *
top = int(argv)
basehand = list(range(1,top+1)) ; # "list" only needed for Python 3
shuffle = 
""" method - get a list of the incoming values
and choose one at random. Put onto the outgoing
(shuffled) list then fill the gap with the very
last item to keep it continguous, but getting
shorter. Repeat until the incoming list is
posn = int(random()*len(basehand))
basehand[posn] = basehand[-1]
for track in shuffle:
WomanWithCat:y104 grahamellis$ python2 shuffle.py 5
WomanWithCat:y104 grahamellis$ python3 shuffle.py 5
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