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# choices.py - Random Choices

Not exactly sure what the prompt is asking for

choices.py
```import random

def nchoices(itb, n):
new_list = []
for n in itb:
new_list.append(random.choice(itb))
return new_list
```

The for loop should do n iterations. You could do something like:

```import random

def nchoices(itb, n):
new_list = []
for i in range(0, n):
new_list.append(random.choice(itb))
return new_list
```

interesting. So why is "0" used in range(0, n)?

Also, why is a new iterable ('i') used? I thought that you needed to use whichever iterable that is referenced in a for clause (or expression) inside the loop statement? I see that I was wrong about that. Could you explain this a bit or elaborate on your logic here in your code? THANK YOU!

I use 0 because range(0, n) goes to n-1 so to have the loop iterate n times I started at 0. The variable i is just a counter and there is no other use for it inside the loop. We just need to execute the statement:

```new_list.append(random.choice(itb))
```

n times.