Simple Random Walk

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We can construct a simple random walk by tossing a fair coin. If the outcome is heads we go up for 1 unit, if the outcome is tail we go down for 1 unit. We see an animated visualization of a simple Random Walk in the animation below:

Random Walk Animation through the steps
Animation: Simple Random Walk

The full source code behind this random walk animation can be found in this Python Notebook. For more information, please follow me on Twitter.

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