# GunPenguin's solution

## to Allergies in the Ruby Track

Published at Nov 26 2019 · 0 comments
Instructions
Test suite
Solution

Given a person's allergy score, determine whether or not they're allergic to a given item, and their full list of allergies.

An allergy test produces a single numeric score which contains the information about all the allergies the person has (that they were tested for).

The list of items (and their value) that were tested are:

• eggs (1)
• peanuts (2)
• shellfish (4)
• strawberries (8)
• tomatoes (16)
• chocolate (32)
• pollen (64)
• cats (128)

So if Tom is allergic to peanuts and chocolate, he gets a score of 34.

Now, given just that score of 34, your program should be able to say:

• Whether Tom is allergic to any one of those allergens listed above.
• All the allergens Tom is allergic to.

Note: a given score may include allergens not listed above (i.e. allergens that score 256, 512, 1024, etc.). Your program should ignore those components of the score. For example, if the allergy score is 257, your program should only report the eggs (1) allergy.

For installation and learning resources, refer to the Ruby resources page.

For running the tests provided, you will need the Minitest gem. Open a terminal window and run the following command to install minitest:

``````gem install minitest
``````

If you would like color output, you can `require 'minitest/pride'` in the test file, or note the alternative instruction, below, for running the test file.

Run the tests from the exercise directory using the following command:

``````ruby allergies_test.rb
``````

To include color from the command line:

``````ruby -r minitest/pride allergies_test.rb
``````

## Source

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## Submitting Incomplete Solutions

It's possible to submit an incomplete solution so you can see how others have completed the exercise.

### allergies_test.rb

``````require 'minitest/autorun'
require_relative 'allergies'

# Common test data version: 1.2.0 17a2ab2
class AllergiesTest < Minitest::Test
def test_no_allergies_means_not_allergic
# skip
allergies = Allergies.new(0)
refute allergies.allergic_to?('peanuts')
refute allergies.allergic_to?('cats')
refute allergies.allergic_to?('strawberries')
end

def test_is_allergic_to_eggs
skip
allergies = Allergies.new(1)
assert allergies.allergic_to?('eggs')
end

skip
allergies = Allergies.new(5)
assert allergies.allergic_to?('eggs')
assert allergies.allergic_to?('shellfish')
refute allergies.allergic_to?('strawberries')
end

def test_allergic_to_strawberries_but_not_peanuts
skip
allergies = Allergies.new(9)
assert allergies.allergic_to?('eggs')
refute allergies.allergic_to?('peanuts')
refute allergies.allergic_to?('shellfish')
assert allergies.allergic_to?('strawberries')
end

def test_no_allergies_at_all
skip
allergies = Allergies.new(0)
expected_items = []
assert_equal expected_items, allergies.list.sort
end

def test_allergic_to_just_eggs
skip
allergies = Allergies.new(1)
expected_items = ["eggs"]
assert_equal expected_items, allergies.list.sort
end

def test_allergic_to_just_peanuts
skip
allergies = Allergies.new(2)
expected_items = ["peanuts"]
assert_equal expected_items, allergies.list.sort
end

def test_allergic_to_just_strawberries
skip
allergies = Allergies.new(8)
expected_items = ["strawberries"]
assert_equal expected_items, allergies.list.sort
end

def test_allergic_to_eggs_and_peanuts
skip
allergies = Allergies.new(3)
expected_items = ["eggs", "peanuts"]
assert_equal expected_items, allergies.list.sort
end

def test_allergic_to_more_than_eggs_but_not_peanuts
skip
allergies = Allergies.new(5)
expected_items = ["eggs", "shellfish"]
assert_equal expected_items, allergies.list.sort
end

def test_allergic_to_lots_of_stuff
skip
allergies = Allergies.new(248)
expected_items = ["cats", "chocolate", "pollen", "strawberries", "tomatoes"]
assert_equal expected_items, allergies.list.sort
end

def test_allergic_to_everything
skip
allergies = Allergies.new(255)
expected_items = ["cats", "chocolate", "eggs", "peanuts", "pollen", "shellfish", "strawberries", "tomatoes"]
assert_equal expected_items, allergies.list.sort
end

def test_ignore_non_allergen_score_parts
skip
allergies = Allergies.new(509)
expected_items = ["cats", "chocolate", "eggs", "pollen", "shellfish", "strawberries", "tomatoes"]
assert_equal expected_items, allergies.list.sort
end
end``````
``````class Allergies
attr_accessor :bin_score
def initialize(decimal_score)
@bin_score = decimal_score.to_s(2)
end

def allergic_to?(item)
bin_score[ALLERGIES.index(item)] == "1"
end

def list
bin_score.reverse.each_char.with_index.with_object([]) do |(char, i), obj|
obj << ALLERGIES[i] unless char != "1" || ALLERGIES[i].nil?
end
end
private

ALLERGIES =
%w[
eggs
peanuts
shellfish
strawberries
tomatoes
chocolate
pollen
cats
]
end``````