Below are my solutions for the exercises 4.3

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[sourcecode lang="python"] #Think Python: Exercise 4.3 import turtle, math ''' Write a function called square that takes a parameter named t, which is a turtle. It should use the turtle to draw a square. ''' ''' Write a function call that passes bob as an argument to square, and then run the program again. ''' def square(t): if(isinstance(t, turtle.Turtle) == False):return t.showturtle() for i in range(4): t.fd(100) t.lt(90) return ''' Add another parameter, named length, to square. Modify the body so length of the sides is length, and then modify the function call to provide a second argument. Run the program again. Test your program with a range of values for length. ''' def square(t, length): if(isinstance(t, turtle.Turtle) == False):return t.showturtle() for i in range(4): t.fd(length) t.lt(90) return ''' Make a copy of square and change the name to polygon. Add another parameter named n and modify the body so it draws an n-sided regular polygon. Hint: The exterior angles of an n-sided regular polygon are 360/n degrees. ''' def polygon(t, length,n, m=None): if(isinstance(t, turtle.Turtle) == False):return if(m is None): m = n t.showturtle() for i in range(1, m + 1): t.fd(length) t.lt(360 / n) turtle.mainloop() return ''' Write a function called circle that takes a turtle, t, and radius, r, as parameters and that draws an approximate circle by calling polygon with an appropriate length and number of sides. Test your function with a range of values of r. Hint: figure out the circumference of the circle and make sure that length * n = circumference. ''' def circle(t, radius, angle=360): if(float(radius) == "NaN"): return circumference = 2 * math.pi * radius length = circumference / angle n = 360 polygon(t, length, n, angle) #last exercise 4 today ''' Make a more general version of circle called arc that takes an additional parameter angle, which determines what fraction of a circle to draw. angle is in units of degrees, so when angle=360, arc should draw a complete circle. ''' def arc(t, radius, angle = 360): circle(t, radius, angle) arc(turtle.Turtle(), 50, 180) [/sourcecode]

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