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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

Source

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

Submitting Incomplete Solutions

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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
class ArmstrongNumbers
  def self.include?(number)
    digits = number.digits
    digits.sum { |digit| digit ** digits.size } == number
  end
end

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