# Week 5

## 0 Finish last weeks stuff!

There were a lot of exercises last week, try and finish the for/while loop exercises before attempting this weeks material on functions (don't worry about completing the challenge problems though).

## 1 Fun with Functions

### 1.1 Maximal entertainment

Create a function which takes in a list and prints out the biggest value in the list (**don't** use pythons max() function!)

**Extension**

Instead, **return** the maximum value and print it outside of the function

### 1.2 Sum thing to do

Create a function which accepts a **list** of numbers and prints the **sum** of all the numbers

**Extension**

Get your function to return the **average** value in the list (You'll want to use len())

**1.3 Developing a range of skills**

Create a function which mimics the function of range(), by returning a list of integers from the minimum value to the maximum value - 1 (i.e. my_range(min, max))

**Extension 1**

Use **default arguments** such that if the "min" argument is not given, the function starts counting from zero

**Extension 2**

Try and implement the range function using recursion (you can use another function to do the actual list creation, if you like, so long as it uses recursion!)

## 2 Import-ant Syntax

Import the following two packages, renaming them, such that you can get the following code snippet to run:

Import "numpy", renamed to "np"

Import the "pyplot" module from the "matplotlib" package, renamed to "plt"

Then run:

You'll know when it's working ;)

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