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Python Python Collections (Retired) Dungeon Game Random Choices

Mona Jalal
Mona Jalal
4,302 Points

Bummer! Try Again

Can you please improve the error messages? They are not descriptive at all!

import random def nchoices(list, num): result = [] while (num): num -= 1 result.append(random.choose(list)) return result

How should I fix the above code?

choices.py
import random
def nchoices(list, num):
    result = []
    while (num):
        num -= 1
        result.append(random.choose(list))
    return result

1 Answer

John Lindsey
John Lindsey
15,629 Points

The function you want to call is random.choice. Choose does not exist. The error messages are usually pretty vague so whenever I run into a problem I try it in my own python. Those error messages are usually a little more descriptive.

import random
def nchoices(list, num):
    result = []
    while (num):
        num -= 1
        result.append(random.choice(list))
    return result