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Question on using a while loop?

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I have attached my script. I need to Add in code to keep track of the user’s total amount of money (balance), and Display the current balance to the user during each round of play. And At the end of each round, the user should be asked if he/she wants to play again. The games should only continue as long as the user wants to play again and the user still has money left. Im confused on how to keep track of the total balance throughout the game and getting the game to continue on. Would I use a menu statement inside a while loop?

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 24 Oct 2015
wants_to_continue = true;
while wants_to_continue
...
your existing code
user_choice = input('Do you want to continue? (y/N)', 's');
wants_to_continue = strcmpi(user_choice, 'Y');
end
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Ken Atwell
Ken Atwell on 24 Oct 2015
To add the bet from the total, use:
Bank = Bank + Bet;
Subtraction will be similar, using "-" of course.
To get your program to loop, you could pop up a menu asking if they want to play again. Your while statement would look something like:
while Bank > 0 && play_again
...
end
Where "play_again" is a variable you create to capture the result of the next menu.
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Tyler Silva
Tyler Silva on 24 Oct 2015
could you please take a look at this, and see if I got it? Thanks!

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