On Mar 27, 2005, at 7:01 PM, Eliah Hecht wrote:

> This is my first submitted solution, and I hope I've figured the time
> zones right and it's actually been 48 hours.

Thanks for taking the time to submit.  Welcome.  (And yes, you were on 
time)

> # I'm not really happy about re-defining degree, but I couldn't figure
> # out where to put it so it would be available both places I use it.

You can just move the definition up to towards the top of the file, so 
it appears before the method that uses it.  It when then be available 
in both places.

Hope that helps.

James Edward Gray II