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Note:

This exercise has changed since this solution was written.

Given a string representing a matrix of numbers, return the rows and columns of that matrix.

So given a string with embedded newlines like:

9 8 7
5 3 2
6 6 7

representing this matrix:

    1  2  3
  |---------
1 | 9  8  7
2 | 5  3  2
3 | 6  6  7

your code should be able to spit out:

  • A list of the rows, reading each row left-to-right while moving top-to-bottom across the rows,
  • A list of the columns, reading each column top-to-bottom while moving from left-to-right.

The rows for our example matrix:

  • 9, 8, 7
  • 5, 3, 2
  • 6, 6, 7

And its columns:

  • 9, 5, 6
  • 8, 3, 6
  • 7, 2, 7

Running the tests

To run the tests, run the command dotnet test from within the exercise directory.

Initially, only the first test will be enabled. This is to encourage you to solve the exercise one step at a time. Once you get the first test passing, remove the Skip property from the next test and work on getting that test passing. Once none of the tests are skipped and they are all passing, you can submit your solution using exercism submit Matrix.cs

Further information

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Source

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MatrixTest.cs

// This file was auto-generated based on version 1.1.0 of the canonical data.

using Xunit;

public class MatrixTest
{
    [Fact]
    public void Extract_row_from_one_number_matrix()
    {
        var sut = new Matrix("1");
        Assert.Equal(new[] { 1 }, sut.Row(1));
    }

    [Fact(Skip = "Remove to run test")]
    public void Can_extract_row()
    {
        var sut = new Matrix("1 2\n3 4");
        Assert.Equal(new[] { 3, 4 }, sut.Row(2));
    }

    [Fact(Skip = "Remove to run test")]
    public void Extract_row_where_numbers_have_different_widths()
    {
        var sut = new Matrix("1 2\n10 20");
        Assert.Equal(new[] { 10, 20 }, sut.Row(2));
    }

    [Fact(Skip = "Remove to run test")]
    public void Can_extract_row_from_non_square_matrix()
    {
        var sut = new Matrix("1 2 3\n4 5 6\n7 8 9\n8 7 6");
        Assert.Equal(new[] { 7, 8, 9 }, sut.Row(3));
    }

    [Fact(Skip = "Remove to run test")]
    public void Extract_column_from_one_number_matrix()
    {
        var sut = new Matrix("1");
        Assert.Equal(new[] { 1 }, sut.Column(1));
    }

    [Fact(Skip = "Remove to run test")]
    public void Can_extract_column()
    {
        var sut = new Matrix("1 2 3\n4 5 6\n7 8 9");
        Assert.Equal(new[] { 3, 6, 9 }, sut.Column(3));
    }

    [Fact(Skip = "Remove to run test")]
    public void Can_extract_column_from_non_square_matrix()
    {
        var sut = new Matrix("1 2 3\n4 5 6\n7 8 9\n8 7 6");
        Assert.Equal(new[] { 3, 6, 9, 6 }, sut.Column(3));
    }

    [Fact(Skip = "Remove to run test")]
    public void Extract_column_where_numbers_have_different_widths()
    {
        var sut = new Matrix("89 1903 3\n18 3 1\n9 4 800");
        Assert.Equal(new[] { 1903, 3, 4 }, sut.Column(2));
    }
}
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;

public class Matrix
{
    int[][] myMatrix;
    public Matrix(string input)
    {
        myMatrix = input.Split('\n')
            .Select(row => row.Split(' ')
                .Select(elem => int.Parse(elem))
                .ToArray()
             )
            .ToArray();
    }

    public int Rows
    {
        get
        {
            return myMatrix.Length;
        }
    }

    public int Cols
    {
        get
        {
            return myMatrix[0].Length;
        }
    }

    public int[] Row(int row)
    {
        return myMatrix[row - 1];
    }

    public int[] Column(int col)
    {
        return myMatrix.Select(el => el[col - 1]).ToArray();
    }
}

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