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Re: Any tips on this?

by Eily (Priest)
on Feb 04, 2014 at 17:03 UTC ( #1073443=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Any tips on this?

Well you need a while loop indeed (or rather, a while loop is the obvious way to do it). Just write while instead of if, and do think about changing the value of $initial_number (maybe change its name) to give it the value of $new_number at the end of the loop. There's no else with a while loop.

And since this is very basic perl, you may want to read perlintro

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