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A rational number is defined as the quotient of two integers a and b, called the numerator and denominator, respectively, where b != 0.

The absolute value |r| of the rational number r = a/b is equal to |a|/|b|.

The sum of two rational numbers r1 = a1/b1 and r2 = a2/b2 is r1 + r2 = a1/b1 + a2/b2 = (a1 * b2 + a2 * b1) / (b1 * b2).

The difference of two rational numbers r1 = a1/b1 and r2 = a2/b2 is r1 - r2 = a1/b1 - a2/b2 = (a1 * b2 - a2 * b1) / (b1 * b2).

The product (multiplication) of two rational numbers r1 = a1/b1 and r2 = a2/b2 is r1 * r2 = (a1 * a2) / (b1 * b2).

Dividing a rational number r1 = a1/b1 by another r2 = a2/b2 is r1 / r2 = (a1 * b2) / (a2 * b1) if a2 * b1 is not zero.

Exponentiation of a rational number r = a/b to a non-negative integer power n is r^n = (a^n)/(b^n).

Exponentiation of a rational number r = a/b to a negative integer power n is r^n = (b^m)/(a^m), where m = |n|.

Exponentiation of a rational number r = a/b to a real (floating-point) number x is the quotient (a^x)/(b^x), which is a real number.

Exponentiation of a real number x to a rational number r = a/b is x^(a/b) = root(x^a, b), where root(p, q) is the qth root of p.

Implement the following operations:

  • addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of two rational numbers,
  • absolute value, exponentiation of a given rational number to an integer power, exponentiation of a given rational number to a real (floating-point) power, exponentiation of a real number to a rational number.

Your implementation of rational numbers should always be reduced to lowest terms. For example, 4/4 should reduce to 1/1, 30/60 should reduce to 1/2, 12/8 should reduce to 3/2, etc. To reduce a rational number r = a/b, divide a and b by the greatest common divisor (gcd) of a and b. So, for example, gcd(12, 8) = 4, so r = 12/8 can be reduced to (12/4)/(8/4) = 3/2.

Assume that the programming language you are using does not have an implementation of rational numbers.

Hints

  • Operator overloading is being introduced in this exercise. The Embarcadero docwiki on the subject will be very helpful to you in understanding how overriding class operators is possible along with Implicit and Explicit casting.

Testing

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RationalNumbersTest.dpr

program RationalNumbersTest;

{$IFNDEF TESTINSIGHT}
{$APPTYPE CONSOLE}
{$ENDIF}{$STRONGLINKTYPES ON}
uses
  System.SysUtils,
  {$IFDEF TESTINSIGHT}
  TestInsight.DUnitX,
  {$ENDIF }
  DUnitX.Loggers.Console,
  DUnitX.Loggers.Xml.NUnit,
  DUnitX.TestFramework,
  uRationalNumbersTests in 'uRationalNumbersTests.pas',
  uRationalNumbers in 'uRationalNumbers.pas';

var
  runner : ITestRunner;
  results : IRunResults;
  logger : ITestLogger;
  nunitLogger : ITestLogger;
begin
{$IFDEF TESTINSIGHT}
  TestInsight.DUnitX.RunRegisteredTests;
  exit;
{$ENDIF}
  try
    //Check command line options, will exit if invalid
    TDUnitX.CheckCommandLine;
    //Create the test runner
    runner := TDUnitX.CreateRunner;
    //Tell the runner to use RTTI to find Fixtures
    runner.UseRTTI := True;
    //tell the runner how we will log things
    //Log to the console window
    logger := TDUnitXConsoleLogger.Create(true);
    runner.AddLogger(logger);
    //Generate an NUnit compatible XML File
    nunitLogger := TDUnitXXMLNUnitFileLogger.Create(TDUnitX.Options.XMLOutputFile);
    runner.AddLogger(nunitLogger);
    runner.FailsOnNoAsserts := True; //When true, Assertions must be made during tests;

    //Run tests
    results := runner.Execute;
    if not results.AllPassed then
      System.ExitCode := EXIT_ERRORS;

    {$IFNDEF CI}
    //We don't want this happening when running under CI.
    if TDUnitX.Options.ExitBehavior = TDUnitXExitBehavior.Pause then
    begin
      System.Write('Done.. press <Enter> key to quit.');
      System.Readln;
    end;
    {$ENDIF}
  except
    on E: Exception do
      System.Writeln(E.ClassName, ': ', E.Message);
  end;
end.

uRationalNumbersTests.pas

unit uRationalNumbersTests;

interface
uses
  DUnitX.TestFramework;

const
  CanonicalVersion = '1.1.0.2';

type

  [TestFixture('Addition')]
  TAdditionTests = class(TObject)
  public
    [Test]
//    [Ignore('Comment the "[Ignore]" statement to run the test')]
    procedure AddTwoPositiveRationalNumbers;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure AddAPositiveRationalNumberAndANegativeRationalNumber;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure AddTwoNegativeRationalNumbers;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure AddARationalNumberToItsAdditiveInverse;
  end;

  [TestFixture('Subtraction')]
  TSubtractionTests = class(TObject)
  public
    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure SubtractTwoPositiveRationalNumbers;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure SubtractAPositiveRationalNumberAndANegativeRationalNumber;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure SubtractTwoNegativeRationalNumbers;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure SubtractARationalNumberFromItself;
  end;

  [TestFixture('Multiplication')]
  TMultiplicationTests = class(TObject)
  public
    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure MultiplyTwoPositiveRationalNumbers;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure MultiplyANegativeRationalNumberByAPositiveRationalNumber;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure MultiplyTwoNegativeRationalNumbers;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure MultiplyARationalNumberByItsReciprocal;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure MultiplyARationalNumberByOne;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure MultiplyARationalNumberByZero;
  end;

  [TestFixture('Division')]
  TDivisionTests = class(TObject)
  public
    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure DivideTwoPositiveRationalNumbers;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure DivideAPositiveRationalNumberByANegativeRationalNumber;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure DivideTwoNegativeRationalNumbers;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure DivideARationalNumberByOne;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure DivideAWholeNumberByARationalNumber;
  end;

  [TestFixture('Absolute value')]
  TAbsoluteValueTests = class(TObject)
  public
    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure AbsoluteValueOfAPositiveRationalNumber;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure AbsoluteValueOfAPositiveRationalNumberWithNegativeNumeratorAndDenominator;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure AbsoluteValueOfANegativeRationalNumber;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure AbsoluteValueOfANegativeRationalNumberWithNegativeDenominator;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure AbsoluteValueOfZero;
  end;

  [TestFixture('Exponentiation of a rational number')]
  TExpoRationalNumberTests = class(TObject)
  public
    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure RaiseAPositiveRationalNumberToAPositiveIntegerPower;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure RaiseANegativeRationalNumberToAPositiveIntegerPower;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure RaiseZeroToAnIntegerPower;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure RaiseOneToAnIntegerPower;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure RaiseAPositiveRationalNumberToThePowerOfZero;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure RaiseANegativeRationalNumberToThePowerOfZero;
  end;

  [TestFixture('Exponentiation of a real number to a rational number')]
  TExpoRealToRatNumber = class(TObject)
  public
    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure RaiseARealNumberToAPositiveRationalNumber;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure RaiseARealNumberToANegativeRationalNumber;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure RaiseARealNumberToAZeroRationalNumber;
  end;

  [TestFixture('Reduction to lowest terms')]
  TReduceTests = class(TObject)
  public
    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure ReduceAPositiveRationalNumberToLowestTerms;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure ReduceANegativeRationalNumberToLowestTerms;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure ReduceARationalNumberWithANegativeDenominatorToLowestTerms;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure ReduceZeroToLowestTerms;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure ReduceAnIntegerToLowestTerms;

    [Test]
    [Ignore]
    procedure ReduceOneToLowestTerms;
  end;

implementation
uses
  System.Math, uRationalNumbers;


{$region 'TAdditionTests'}

procedure TAdditionTests.AddAPositiveRationalNumberAndANegativeRationalNumber;
var
  LPositiveRationalValue: TFraction;
  LNegativeRationalValue: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
  Actual: TFraction;
begin
  Expected := '-1/6';
  LPositiveRationalValue := TFraction.CreateFrom(1, 2);
  LNegativeRationalValue := TFraction.CreateFrom(2, 3);
  Actual := LPositiveRationalValue + -LNegativeRationalValue;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TAdditionTests.AddARationalNumberToItsAdditiveInverse;
var
  LRationalNumber: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '0/1';
  LRationalNumber := TFraction.CreateFrom(1, 2);
  Actual := LRationalNumber + -LRationalNumber;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(actual));
end;

procedure TAdditionTests.AddTwoNegativeRationalNumbers;
var
  lNegFracA: TFraction;
  lNegFracB: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '-7/6';
  LNegFracA := TFraction.CreateFrom(-1, 2);
  LNegFracB := TFraction.CreateFrom(-2 ,3);
  Actual := LNegFracA + LNegFracB;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(actual));
end;

procedure TAdditionTests.AddTwoPositiveRationalNumbers;
var
  lPosFracA: TFraction;
  lPosFracB: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '7/6';
  LPosFracA := TFraction.CreateFrom(1, 2);
  LPosFracB := TFraction.CreateFrom(2 ,3);
  Actual := LPosFracA + LPosFracB;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(actual));
end;
{$endregion}

{$region 'TSubtractionTests'}

procedure TSubtractionTests.SubtractAPositiveRationalNumberAndANegativeRationalNumber;
var
  LPosRatNum: TFraction;
  LNegRatNum: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '7/6';
  LPosRatNum := TFraction.CreateFrom(1, 2);
  LNegRatNum := TFraction.CreateFrom(-2, 3);
  Actual := LPosRatNum - LNegRatNum;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TSubtractionTests.SubtractARationalNumberFromItself;
var
  LRatNum: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '0/1';
  LRatNum := TFraction.CreateFrom(1, 2);
  Actual := LRatNum - LRatNum;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TSubtractionTests.SubtractTwoNegativeRationalNumbers;
var
  LNegRatNumA: TFraction;
  LNegRatNumB: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '1/6';
  LNegRatNumA := TFraction.CreateFrom(-1, 2);
  LNegRatNumB := TFraction.CreateFrom(-2, 3);
  Actual := LNegRatNumA - LNegRatNumB;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TSubtractionTests.SubtractTwoPositiveRationalNumbers;
var
  LPosRatNumA: TFraction;
  LPosRatNumB: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '-1/6';
  LPosRatNumA := TFraction.CreateFrom(1, 2);
  LPosRatNumB := TFraction.CreateFrom(2, 3);
  Actual := LPosRatNumA - LPosRatNumB;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;
{$endregion}

{$region 'TMultiplicationTests'}

procedure TMultiplicationTests.MultiplyANegativeRationalNumberByAPositiveRationalNumber;
var
  LNegRatA: TFraction;
  LPosRatB: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '-1/3';
  LNegRatA := TFraction.CreateFrom(-1, 2);
  LPosRatB := TFraction.CreateFrom(2, 3);
  Actual := LNegRatA * LPosRatB;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TMultiplicationTests.MultiplyARationalNumberByItsReciprocal;
var
  LRatNum: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '1/1';
  LRatNum := TFraction.CreateFrom(1, 2);
  Actual := LRatNum * (1 / LRatNum);
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TMultiplicationTests.MultiplyARationalNumberByOne;
var
  LRatNum: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '1/2';
  LRatNum := TFraction.CreateFrom(1, 2);
  Actual := LRatNum * 1;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TMultiplicationTests.MultiplyARationalNumberByZero;
var
  LRatNum: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '0/1';
  LRatNum := TFraction.CreateFrom(1, 2);
  Actual := LRatNum * 0;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TMultiplicationTests.MultiplyTwoNegativeRationalNumbers;
var
  LNegRatA: TFraction;
  LNegRatB: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '1/3';
  LNegRatA := TFraction.CreateFrom(-1, 2);
  LNegRatB := TFraction.CreateFrom(-2, 3);
  Actual := LNegRatA * LNegRatB;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TMultiplicationTests.MultiplyTwoPositiveRationalNumbers;
var
  LPosRatA: TFraction;
  LPosRatB: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '1/3';
  LPosRatA := TFraction.CreateFrom(1, 2);
  LPosRatB := TFraction.CreateFrom(2, 3);
  Actual := LPosRatA * LPosRatB;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;
{$endregion}

{$region 'TDivisionTests'}

procedure TDivisionTests.DivideAPositiveRationalNumberByANegativeRationalNumber;
var
  LPosRatA: TFraction;
  LNegRatB: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '-3/4';
  LPosRatA := TFraction.CreateFrom(1, 2);
  LNegRatB := TFraction.CreateFrom(-2, 3);
  Actual := LPosRatA / LNegRatB;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TDivisionTests.DivideARationalNumberByOne;
var
  LRatNum: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '1/2';
  LRatNum := TFraction.CreateFrom(1, 2);
  Actual := LRatNum / 1;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TDivisionTests.DivideAWholeNumberByARationalNumber;
var
  LRatNum: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '14/1';
  LRatNum := TFraction.CreateFrom(2, 7);
  Actual := 4 / LRatNum;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TDivisionTests.DivideTwoNegativeRationalNumbers;
var
  LNegRatA: TFraction;
  LNegRatB: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '3/4';
  LNegRatA := TFraction.CreateFrom(-1, 2);
  LNegRatB := TFraction.CreateFrom(-2, 3);
  Actual := LNegRatA / LNegRatB;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TDivisionTests.DivideTwoPositiveRationalNumbers;
var
  LPosRatA: TFraction;
  LPosRatB: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '3/4';
  LPosRatA := TFraction.CreateFrom(1, 2);
  LPosRatB := TFraction.CreateFrom(2, 3);
  Actual := LPosRatA / LPosRatB;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;
{$endregion}

{$region 'TAbsoluteValueTests'}

procedure TAbsoluteValueTests.AbsoluteValueOfANegativeRationalNumber;
var
  LNegRatNum: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '1/2';
  LNegRatNum := TFraction.CreateFrom(-1, 2);
  Actual := TFraction(Abs(LNegRatNum));
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TAbsoluteValueTests.AbsoluteValueOfANegativeRationalNumberWithNegativeDenominator;
var
  LNegRatNum: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '1/2';
  LNegRatNum := TFraction.CreateFrom(1, -2);
  Actual := TFraction(Abs(LNegRatNum));
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TAbsoluteValueTests.AbsoluteValueOfAPositiveRationalNumber;
var
  LPosRatNum: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '1/2';
  LPosRatNum := TFraction.CreateFrom(1, 2);
  Actual := TFraction(Abs(LPosRatNum));
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TAbsoluteValueTests.AbsoluteValueOfAPositiveRationalNumberWithNegativeNumeratorAndDenominator;
var
  LNegRatNum: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '1/2';
  LNegRatNum := TFraction.CreateFrom(-1, -2);
  Actual := TFraction(Abs(LNegRatNum));
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TAbsoluteValueTests.AbsoluteValueOfZero;
var
  LZero: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '0/1';
  LZero := TFraction.CreateFrom(0, 1);
  Actual := TFraction(Abs(LZero));
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;
{$endregion}

{$region 'TExpoRationalNumberTests'}

procedure TExpoRationalNumberTests.RaiseANegativeRationalNumberToAPositiveIntegerPower;
var
  NegRatNum: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '-1/8';
  NegRatNum := TFraction.CreateFrom(-1, 2);
  Actual := TFraction(System.Math.Power(NegRatNum,3));
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TExpoRationalNumberTests.RaiseANegativeRationalNumberToThePowerOfZero;
var
  NegRatNum: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '1/1';
  NegRatNum := TFraction.CreateFrom(-1, 2);
  Actual := TFraction(System.Math.Power(NegRatNum,0));
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TExpoRationalNumberTests.RaiseAPositiveRationalNumberToAPositiveIntegerPower;
var
  PosRatNum: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '1/8';
  PosRatNum := TFraction.CreateFrom(1, 2);
  Actual := TFraction(System.Math.Power(PosRatNum, 3));
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TExpoRationalNumberTests.RaiseAPositiveRationalNumberToThePowerOfZero;
var
  PosRatNum: TFraction;
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '1/1';
  PosRatNum := TFraction.CreateFrom(1, 2);
  Actual := TFraction(System.Math.Power(PosRatNum, 0));
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TExpoRationalNumberTests.RaiseOneToAnIntegerPower;
var
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '1/1';
  Actual := TFraction(System.Math.Power(1, 4));
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TExpoRationalNumberTests.RaiseZeroToAnIntegerPower;
var
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '0/1';
  Actual := TFraction(System.Math.Power(0, 5));
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;
{$endregion}

{$region 'TExpoRealToRatNumber'}

procedure TExpoRealToRatNumber.RaiseARealNumberToANegativeRationalNumber;
var
  NegRatNum: TFraction;
  Actual: Double;
  Expected: Double;
begin
  Expected := 1 / 3;
  NegRatNum := TFraction.CreateFrom(-1, 2);
  Actual := System.Math.Power(9, NegRatNum);
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, Actual);
end;

procedure TExpoRealToRatNumber.RaiseARealNumberToAPositiveRationalNumber;
var
  PosRatNum: TFraction;
  Actual: Double;
  Expected: Double;
begin
  Expected := 16.0;
  PosRatNum := TFraction.CreateFrom(4, 3);
  Actual := System.Math.Power(8, PosRatNum);
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, Actual);
end;

procedure TExpoRealToRatNumber.RaiseARealNumberToAZeroRationalNumber;
var
  ZeroRatNum: TFraction;
  Actual: Double;
  Expected: Double;
begin
  Expected := 1.0;
  ZeroRatNum := TFraction.CreateFrom(0, 1);
  Actual := System.Math.Power(2, ZeroRatNum);
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, Actual);
end;
{$endregion}

{$region 'TReduceTests'}

procedure TReduceTests.ReduceANegativeRationalNumberToLowestTerms;
var
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '-2/3';
  Actual := TFraction.CreateFrom(-4, 6).Reduced;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TReduceTests.ReduceAnIntegerToLowestTerms;
var
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '-2/1';
  Actual := TFraction.CreateFrom(-14, 7).Reduced;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TReduceTests.ReduceAPositiveRationalNumberToLowestTerms;
var
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '1/2';
  Actual := TFraction.CreateFrom(2, 4).Reduced;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TReduceTests.ReduceARationalNumberWithANegativeDenominatorToLowestTerms;
var
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '-1/3';
  Actual := TFraction.CreateFrom(3, -9).Reduced;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TReduceTests.ReduceOneToLowestTerms;
var
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '1/1';
  Actual := TFraction.CreateFrom(13, 13).Reduced;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;

procedure TReduceTests.ReduceZeroToLowestTerms;
var
  Actual: TFraction;
  Expected: string;
begin
  Expected := '0/1';
  Actual := TFraction.CreateFrom(0, 6).Reduced;
  Assert.AreEqual(Expected, string(Actual));
end;
{$endregion}

initialization
  TDUnitX.RegisterTestFixture(TAdditionTests);
  TDUnitX.RegisterTestFixture(TSubtractionTests);
  TDUnitX.RegisterTestFixture(TMultiplicationTests);
  TDUnitX.RegisterTestFixture(TDivisionTests);
  TDUnitX.RegisterTestFixture(TAbsoluteValueTests);
  TDUnitX.RegisterTestFixture(TExpoRationalNumberTests);
  TDUnitX.RegisterTestFixture(TExpoRealToRatNumber);
  TDUnitX.RegisterTestFixture(TReduceTests);
end.
unit uRationalNumbers;

interface

type
  TFraction = Record
    private
      FNumerator: Integer;
      FDenominator: Integer;
      function GetNumerator(): Integer;
      function GetDenominator(): Integer;
    public
      constructor CreateFrom(Anumerator, ADenominator: Integer);
      function Reduced(): TFraction;
      property Numerator : Integer read GetNumerator;
      property Denominator: Integer read GetDenominator;
      class operator Add(const ALeft, ARight: TFraction): TFraction;
      class operator Divide(const ALeft, ARight: TFraction): TFraction;
      class operator Explicit(const AValue: TFraction): string;
      class operator Explicit(const Avalue: Double): TFraction;
      class operator Implicit(const AValue: TFraction): Double;
      class operator Implicit(const AValue: Integer): TFraction;
      class operator Multiply(const ALeft, ARight: TFraction): TFraction;
      class operator Negative(const AValue: TFraction): TFraction;
      class operator Subtract(const ALeft, ARight: TFraction): TFraction;
  end;


implementation

uses
  System.Math, System.SysUtils;

constructor TFraction.CreateFrom(ANumerator, ADenominator: Integer);
begin
  if ADenominator = 0 then
    raise EArgumentException.Create('Creation : Denominator cannot be 0.');
  FNumerator := ANumerator;
  FDenominator := ADenominator;
end;

function TFraction.GetNumerator(): Integer;
begin
  if FDenominator < 0 then
    Result :=  - FNumerator
  else
    Result := FNumerator;
end;

function TFraction.GetDenominator(): Integer;
begin
  Result := Abs(FDenominator);
end;

function TFraction.Reduced(): TFraction;
var
  min, max: integer;
begin
  // Par défaut, pas de commun diviseur => on renvoie les mêmes valeurs.
  Result.FNumerator := Numerator;
  Result.FDenominator := Denominator;
  // Si le numérateur = 0, on met le dénominateur à 1.
  if (Numerator = 0) then
    begin
    Result := TFraction.CreateFrom(0, 1);
    Exit;
    end;
  min := MinIntValue([Abs(Numerator), Denominator]);
  max := MaxIntValue([Abs(Numerator), Denominator]);
  // Le numérateur et le dénominateur sont multiples entre eux.
  if (max mod min = 0) then
    begin
      Result.FNumerator := Numerator div min;
      Result.FDenominator := Denominator div min;
      Exit;
    end;
  // On cherche un commun diviseur en partant du plus petit facteur de la fraction
  // divisé par 2 par pas de 1 en descendant jusque 2.
  for var I := min div 2 downto 2 do
    if (Numerator mod I = 0) and (Denominator mod I = 0) then
      begin
        Result.FNumerator := Numerator div I;
        Result.FDenominator := Denominator div I;
      end;
end;

class operator TFraction.Add(const ALeft, ARight: TFraction): TFraction;
begin
  Result.FNumerator := (ALeft.Numerator * ARight.Denominator) +
    (ARight.Numerator * ALeft.Denominator);
  Result.FDenominator := ALeft.Denominator * ARight.Denominator;
  Result := Result.Reduced;
end;

class operator TFraction.Divide(const ALeft, ARight: TFraction): TFraction;
begin
  if ALeft.Denominator * ARight.Numerator = 0 then
    raise Exception.Create('Division : Denominator cannot be 0.');
  Result.FNumerator := ALeft.Numerator * ARight.Denominator;
  Result.FDenominator := ALeft.Denominator * ARight.Numerator;
  Result := Result.Reduced;
end;

class operator TFraction.Explicit(const AValue: TFraction): string;
begin
  Result :=  IntToStr(AValue.Numerator) + '/' + IntToStr(AValue.Denominator);
end;

class operator TFraction.Explicit(const AValue: Double): TFraction;
const
  Multiply = 10000;
begin
  Result.FNumerator := Round(Avalue * Multiply);
  Result.FDenominator := Multiply;
  Result := Result.Reduced;
end;

class operator TFraction.Implicit(const AValue: TFraction): Double;
begin
  Result := AValue.Numerator / AValue.Denominator;
end;

class operator TFraction.Implicit(const AValue: Integer): TFraction;
begin
  Result.FNumerator := AValue;
  Result.FDenominator := 1;
end;

class operator TFraction.Multiply(const ALeft, ARight: TFraction): TFraction;
begin
  Result.FNumerator := ALeft.Numerator * ARight.Numerator;
  Result.FDenominator := ALeft.Denominator * ARight.Denominator;
  Result := Result.Reduced;
end;


class operator TFraction.Negative(const AValue: TFraction): TFraction;
begin
  Result.FNumerator := - AValue.FNumerator;
  Result.FDenominator := AValue.FDenominator;
end;

class operator TFraction.Subtract(const ALeft, ARight: TFraction): TFraction;
begin
  Result.FNumerator := (ALeft.Numerator * ARight.Denominator) -
    (ARight.Numerator * ALeft.Denominator);
  Result.FDenominator := ALeft.Denominator * ARight.Denominator;
  Result := Result.Reduced;
end;

end.

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