# paulfioravanti's solution

## to Armstrong Numbers in the Ruby Track

Published at Aug 10 2019 · 0 comments
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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.

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 armstrong_numbers_test.rb
``````

To include color from the command line:

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

## Submitting Incomplete Solutions

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

### armstrong_numbers_test.rb

``````require 'minitest/autorun'
require_relative 'armstrong_numbers'

# Common test data version: 1.1.0 b3c2522
class ArmstrongNumbersTest < Minitest::Test
def test_zero_is_an_armstrong_number
# skip
assert ArmstrongNumbers.include?(0)
end

def test_single_digit_numbers_are_armstrong_numbers
skip
assert ArmstrongNumbers.include?(5)
end

def test_there_are_no_2_digit_armstrong_numbers
skip
refute ArmstrongNumbers.include?(10)
end

def test_three_digit_number_that_is_an_armstrong_number
skip
assert ArmstrongNumbers.include?(153)
end

def test_three_digit_number_that_is_not_an_armstrong_number
skip
refute ArmstrongNumbers.include?(100)
end

def test_four_digit_number_that_is_an_armstrong_number
skip
assert ArmstrongNumbers.include?(9_474)
end

def test_four_digit_number_that_is_not_an_armstrong_number
skip
refute ArmstrongNumbers.include?(9_475)
end

def test_seven_digit_number_that_is_an_armstrong_number
skip
assert ArmstrongNumbers.include?(9_926_315)
end

def test_seven_digit_number_that_is_not_an_armstrong_number
skip
refute ArmstrongNumbers.include?(9_926_314)
end
end``````
``````module ArmstrongNumbers
module_function

def include?(number)
sum =
number
.digits
.then(&method(:sum_powers))

sum == number
end

def sum_powers(digits)
digits
.each
.with_object(digits.length)
.sum(&method(:power))
end
private_class_method :sum_powers

def power((digit, length))
digit**length
end
private_class_method :power
end``````

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