Frosty Elsa - 4 months ago 42

Python Question

`base=int(input("Enter the triangle size: "))`

for r in range(base):

for c in range (r+1):

print('*',end='')

print()

=============== RESTART: C:\Users\ELSA\Desktop\star.py ===============

Enter the triangle size: 4

*

**

***

****

>>>

I am

`****`

***

**

*

and...

`*`

**

***

****

and...

`****`

***

**

*

Any help would be greatly appreciated -- note: I need to use for loops for this program identical to the one in my first example.

Answer

You can code the `4`

cases as follows (Note that you need to use `' '`

instead of `''`

)

```
base=int(input("Enter the triangle size: "))
# Four loops for four different patterns
for i in range(1, base + 1):
print (('*' * i) + (' ' * (base - i)))
for i in range(1, base + 1)[::-1]:
print (('*' * i) + (' ' * (base - i)))
for i in range(1, base + 1):
print ((' ' * (base - i)) + ('*' * i))
for i in range(1, base + 1)[::-1]:
print ((' ' * (base - i)) + ('*' * i))
```