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These are called "nested loops".

Embedded Loops


The objective of this assignment is to give the student

more practice in using loops, especially

embedding one loop inside the other. These are called "nested loops". The assignment also

provides the opportunity to work more

with random number generators.


The assignment is

composed of two parts

, but only

for the benefit of student comprehension.

However,

only one program that does both parts a) and b) should be turned in by the student.

The two parts are:


a)

Write a program

in C that

determines how many calls to a random number generator it

takes to match a number between 0 and 99 that is entered by a

user.

Use a seeded

random

number generation function

; otherwise all iterations of the outer loop

(part b below)

will be

the same

.


b)

Embed the above program in a second loop that makes this computation 50 times and

prints out the average number of times that

the program took to find a match

for

the

number entered.


The output should be as follows:

The program took an average of <avg> random number generations to

match the target number

over the 50 experiments.

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