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# update-danger :: Number, Number ‑> Number
# takes in danger’s x and y-coordinates and produces the next x-coordinate
update-danger function only moves our
DANGER left or right… because it doesn’t do anything with the y-coordinate!
Suppose we wanted to write a new function,
update-danger-2 that moves the
1 What is the
update danger function doing with the second input in its Domain?
2 What, if anything, will have to change about the Range if we want to get our character moving diagonally?
Since an (x, y) coordinate has two Numbers, one idea might be to write the contract this way:
# update-danger-2 :: Number Number ‑> Number Number
# take in danger’s x- and y-coordinate, and produces the next x- and next y-coordinate
…But that contract breaks an important rule about functions:
Given an input, all functions must produce one output!
We need some way to package two Numbers together into a single value.
Fortunately, our programming language has another data type, called a Posn, which utilizes two Numbers to describe a single "position"!
We can make a Posn to represent the position (100, 200) with the following code:
3 What expression will make a Posn representing the origin?
4 Write the contract for the
posn function on the line below.
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