The following problem formulation is taken from this Kata.
Design a recursive function called
replicate(times, number) that returns an array of repetitions of the
replicate(3, 5) should return the list
[5, 5, 5].
times argument is negative, return an empty array.
Do not use loops to solve this problem.
This video solution is contributed by Finxter Creator Clement:
Here’s the code discussed in tihs video:
def replicate(times, number): # the forbidden way result =  for i in range(times): result.append(number) return result def replicate(times, number): # recursive solution if times <= 0: return  # base case and exception handling return replicate(times-1, number) + [number]
The first function uses the for loop, the second function uses the recursive solution with the base case and the recursion case.
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