♣ **Due Date: Thursday Oct 17, 2019 2:00 PM**. This homework aims at giving you some experience with the syntax of Python and programming via Python.

**1.** Python script call from the Bash command line.

**2.** Python aliasing vs. copying variables.

**3.** Implementing the Bell-shaped (Gaussian) function.

**4.** Branching, the Pythonic way.

**5.** Computing the Fibonacci sequence via recursive function calls.

**6.** Computing the Fibonacci sequence via for-loop.

**7.** Checking if an input is a prime number (via recursive function calls)?.

**8.** Getting the largest prime number smaller than the input value.

**9.** Computing the area of a triangle.

**10.** The while-loop implementation of for-loop.

**11.** Command line input arguments summation via sum().

**12.** Command line input arguments summation via eval().

**13.** Impact of machine precision on numerical computation.

**14.** Integer overflow.