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On 5/11/19 5:02 PM, Ben Bacarisse wrote: > Donald Tripdarlinq <tripdarlinq at gmail.com> writes: > >> In the traditional Yoruba tribal Set-Up in Nigeria,West Africa the >> tradition of inheritance is very important. Now, The relative position >> of a child in the family counts when the issue of inheritance is >> considered. >> >> Question: Now a farmer with 10 children died without leaving a will >> and the Family "Ebi"(Which consist of the extended family) decided >> that the property would be in proportion of their respective age. The >> Children were born with 3 years intervals except the second to last >> and the last born with the interval of 2 and 4 years respectively. Use >> the concept of list to write a simple python program to generate the >> individual children inheritance if the man left N230,000 Before his >> death > > You need a little more than that. If the inheritance is to be in > proportion to the ages, you need to know at least one actual age, rather > than just the age gaps. Maybe the exercise is to write a function that > takes the age of, say, the youngest child and then calculates the > inheritances? > > Anyway, your starting point will be to work through an example on paper > so you are clear about what the calculations are. > Or your output needs to be a two dimensional table, where, say the columns represent the shares for each of the children, and the rows are the year (like the age of the youngest).

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