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Write a function called simulate_several_key_strikes . It should take one ar- gument: an integer specifying the number of key strikes to simulate. It should return a string containing that many characters, each one obtained from simulating a key strike by the monkey. Hint: If you make a list or array of the simulated key strikes, you can convert that to a string by calling "".join(key_strikes_array) (if your array is called key_strikes_array ).
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--------------------------------------------------------------------- Test summary Passed: 1 Failed: 0 [ooooooooook] 100.0% passed Question 4. Use simulate_several_key_strikes 1000 times, each time simulating the mon- key striking 11 keys. Compute the proportion of times the monkey types "datascience" , calling that proportion datascience_proportion .
Question 5. Check the value your simulation computed for datascience_proportion . Is your simulation a good way to estimate the chance that the monkey types "datascience" in 11 strikes (the answer to question 1)? Why or why not?
Question 6. Compute the chance that the monkey types the letter "e" at least once in the 11 strikes. Call it e_chance . Use algebra and type in an arithmetic equation that Python can evalute.
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Out: 0.35041906843673165 In : _ = ok . grade( ' q2_6 ' ) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Running tests --------------------------------------------------------------------- Test summary Passed: 1 Failed: 0 [ooooooooook] 100.0% passed Question 7. In comparison to datascience_chance , do you think that a computer simulation would be a more or less effective way to estimate e_chance ? Why or why not? (You don’t need to write a simulation, but it is an interesting exercise.)
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