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Thank you for your prompt response, ImageAnalyst! I'm talking about an MxN grid of zeros and ones. If the majority of the 9 cells is 1, the updated cell becomes 0. If the majority of the 9 cells is 0, the updated cell becomes 1. My plan is to sum the states (0 or 1) of the 9 cells and if the sum is greater than or equal to 5, the majority is clearly 1 and the state will change to 0, etc. I understand how to create the random grid of zeros and ones and pick the random cell in the grid. What I am still confused about is how to incorporate the wrap around command within one loop. So far, I have accounted for the 9 cells when the chosen cell's neighbors are within the bounds:

sum(m, n) = [grid(m, n) + grid(m-1, n) + grid(m-1, n-1) + grid(m, n-1)+... +grid(m+1, n-1) + grid(m+1, n) + grid(m+1, n+1) + grid(m, n+1) + grid(m-1, n+1)]

When you say width and height is that the number of rows and number of columns in the grid?

Thank you again! So much!