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# bcbwilla/monty.py Last active Dec 19, 2015

Simple simulation of Monty Hall problem.
 import random #number of games to play n = 5 #number of correct guesses on first guess correct = 0 # run simulations for i in range(n): print 'cycle %i' % i # place car behind random door doors = ['car','goat','goat'] random.shuffle(doors) print 'doors: %s' % doors # contestant guesses guess_door = random.randint(0,2) guess = doors.pop(guess_door) print 'first guess: %i (%s)' % (guess_door,guess) print 'remaining doors after guess: %s' % doors # Monty Hall reveals one of the doors that he knows contains a goat. doors.remove('goat') print 'remaining door after revealing goat: %s' % doors # last unopened door remaining_door = doors[0] # check if you are correct on your first guess if guess == 'car': correct += 1 print 'Correct!\n' else: print 'Wrong!\n' # correct percentage from staying on original door per = str(100.0*correct/n) print 'You are correct %s%% of the time when sticking with your first guess\n' % per