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to Sum Of Multiples in the Elm Track

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Test suite
Solution

Given a number, find the sum of all the unique multiples of particular numbers up to but not including that number.

If we list all the natural numbers below 20 that are multiples of 3 or 5, we get 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 15, and 18.

The sum of these multiples is 78.

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Writing the Code

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As you work your way through the tests suite in the file tests/Tests.elm, be sure to remove the skip <| calls from each test until you get them all passing!

Source

A variation on Problem 1 at Project Euler http://projecteuler.net/problem=1

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Tests.elm

module Tests exposing (tests)

import Expect
import SumOfMultiples exposing (sumOfMultiples)
import Test exposing (..)


tests : Test
tests =
    describe "Sum Of Multiples"
        [ test "[3, 5] 15" <|
            \() -> Expect.equal 45 (sumOfMultiples [ 3, 5 ] 15)
        , skip <|
            test "[7, 13, 17] 20" <|
                \() -> Expect.equal 51 (sumOfMultiples [ 7, 13, 17 ] 20)
        , skip <|
            test "[4, 6] 15" <|
                \() -> Expect.equal 30 (sumOfMultiples [ 4, 6 ] 15)
        , skip <|
            test "[5, 6, 8] 150" <|
                \() -> Expect.equal 4419 (sumOfMultiples [ 5, 6, 8 ] 150)
        , skip <|
            test "[43, 47] 10000" <|
                \() -> Expect.equal 2203160 (sumOfMultiples [ 43, 47 ] 10000)
        , skip <|
            test "[5, 25] 51" <|
                \() -> Expect.equal 275 (sumOfMultiples [ 5, 25 ] 51)
        ]
module SumOfMultiples exposing (sumOfMultiples)

import List exposing (concatMap, map, sum)
import List.Extra exposing (unique)


sumOfMultiples : List Int -> Int -> Int
sumOfMultiples divisors limit =
    divisors |> concatMap (getMultiples limit) |> unique |> sum


getMultiples : Int -> Int -> List Int
getMultiples limit divisor =
    let
        upper =
            if remainderBy divisor limit == 0 then
                (limit // divisor) - 1

            else
                limit // divisor
    in
    List.map (\x -> x * divisor) (List.range 1 upper)

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