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#!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict; my (%pick, %rand) = (); my ($plays, $money, $years, $week, $win, $count) = 0; srand(); print "How many times do you play the lottery every week?\n"; chomp(my $wcheck = <>); $week = ($wcheck * 52); print "Please enter 6 numbers for the lottery: \n"; while ($count < 6) { $count++; print "Enter lottery number $count: "; chomp(my $num = <>); $count-- and print "That is not a valid input, please enter a numb +er between 1 and 54\n" and next if $num > 54 || !($num =~ /^\d+$/); $pick{"$count"} = "$num"; } ## Start our search! while () { $plays++; undef $win; my $i = 0; while ($i <= 6) { $i++; $rand{$i} = int(rand(54)) + 1;} foreach my $x (keys (%rand)) { foreach my $y (keys(%pick)) { $win++, next if $pick{$y} == $rand{$x}; } } $money += 1000000 and last if $win == 6; $money += 1000 if $win == 5; $money += 100 if $win == 4; $money += 5 if $win == 3; print "We won \$$money dollars so far, in $plays plays\n"; } print "We won \$$money dollars in $plays plays!\n"; ## Figure out how long it took us to hit the jackpot and print finding +s if ($plays >= $week) { $years = sprintf "%.1f", ($plays / $week); print "It took us $years years to hit the jackpot at $wcheck plays + a week. We won \$$money dollars!\n"; } else { print "It took us less than a year to hit the jackpot. We won \ +$$money dollars!\n"; }

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