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to Armstrong Numbers in the JavaScript Track

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Solution

An Armstrong number is a number that is the sum of its own digits each raised to the power of the number of digits.

For example:

  • 9 is an Armstrong number, because 9 = 9^1 = 9
  • 10 is not an Armstrong number, because 10 != 1^2 + 0^2 = 1
  • 153 is an Armstrong number, because: 153 = 1^3 + 5^3 + 3^3 = 1 + 125 + 27 = 153
  • 154 is not an Armstrong number, because: 154 != 1^3 + 5^3 + 4^3 = 1 + 125 + 64 = 190

Write some code to determine whether a number is an Armstrong number.

Setup

Go through the setup instructions for Javascript to install the necessary dependencies:

https://exercism.io/tracks/javascript/installation

Requirements

Please cd into exercise directory before running all below commands.

Install assignment dependencies:

$ npm install

Making the test suite pass

Execute the tests with:

$ npm test

In the test suites all tests but the first have been skipped.

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exercism submit armstrong-numbers.js

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Exercise Source Credits

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narcissistic_number

armstrong-numbers.spec.js

import { isArmstrongNumber } from './armstrong-numbers';

describe('Armstrong Numbers', () => {
  test('Zero is an Armstrong number', () => {
    expect(isArmstrongNumber(0)).toEqual(true);
  });

  xtest('Single digit numbers are Armstrong numbers', () => {
    expect(isArmstrongNumber(5)).toEqual(true);
  });

  xtest('There are no 2 digit Armstrong numbers', () => {
    expect(isArmstrongNumber(10)).toEqual(false);
  });

  xtest('Three digit number that is an Armstrong number', () => {
    expect(isArmstrongNumber(153)).toEqual(true);
  });

  xtest('Three digit number that is not an Armstrong number', () => {
    expect(isArmstrongNumber(100)).toEqual(false);
  });

  xtest('Four digit number that is an Armstrong number', () => {
    expect(isArmstrongNumber(9474)).toEqual(true);
  });

  xtest('Four digit number that is not an Armstrong number', () => {
    expect(isArmstrongNumber(9475)).toEqual(false);
  });

  xtest('Seven digit number that is an Armstrong number', () => {
    expect(isArmstrongNumber(9926315)).toEqual(true);
  });

  xtest('Seven digit number that is not an Armstrong number', () => {
    expect(isArmstrongNumber(9926314)).toEqual(false);
  });
});
//
// This is only a SKELETON file for the 'Armstrong Numbers' exercise. It's been provided as a
// convenience to get you started writing code faster.
//

export const isArmstrongNumber = (number) => {
	let digitSumm = 0;
	let numArray = Array.from(number.toString()).map(Number);
	numArray.forEach(digit => digitSumm += digit ** numArray.length);
	return number == digitSumm;
};

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