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to Sum Of Multiples in the Scala Track

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Instructions
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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Source

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

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SumOfMultiplesTest.scala

import org.scalatest.{Matchers, FunSuite}

/** @version 1.2.0 */
class SumOfMultiplesTest extends FunSuite with Matchers {

  test("multiples of 3 or 5 up to 1") {
    SumOfMultiples.sum(Set(3, 5), 1) should be(0)
  }

  test("multiples of 3 or 5 up to 4") {
    pending
    SumOfMultiples.sum(Set(3, 5), 4) should be(3)
  }

  test("multiples of 3 up to 7") {
    pending
    SumOfMultiples.sum(Set(3), 7) should be(9)
  }

  test("multiples of 3 or 5 up to 10") {
    pending
    SumOfMultiples.sum(Set(3, 5), 10) should be(23)
  }

  test("multiples of 3 or 5 up to 100") {
    pending
    SumOfMultiples.sum(Set(3, 5), 100) should be(2318)
  }

  test("multiples of 3 or 5 up to 1000") {
    pending
    SumOfMultiples.sum(Set(3, 5), 1000) should be(233168)
  }

  test("multiples of 7, 13 or 17 up to 20") {
    pending
    SumOfMultiples.sum(Set(7, 13, 17), 20) should be(51)
  }

  test("multiples of 4 or 6 up to 15") {
    pending
    SumOfMultiples.sum(Set(4, 6), 15) should be(30)
  }

  test("multiples of 5, 6 or 8 up to 150") {
    pending
    SumOfMultiples.sum(Set(5, 6, 8), 150) should be(4419)
  }

  test("multiples of 5 or 25 up to 51") {
    pending
    SumOfMultiples.sum(Set(5, 25), 51) should be(275)
  }

  test("multiples of 43 or 47 up to 10000") {
    pending
    SumOfMultiples.sum(Set(43, 47), 10000) should be(2203160)
  }

  test("multiples of 1 up to 100") {
    pending
    SumOfMultiples.sum(Set(1), 100) should be(4950)
  }

  test("multiples of an empty list up to 10000") {
    pending
    SumOfMultiples.sum(Set(), 10000) should be(0)
  }
}
object SumOfMultiples {
  def sum(factors: Set[Int], limit: Int): Int = {
    // collect all multiples in combined set
    val multiples = factors.foldLeft(Set(0)) { (acc, x) =>
      acc ++ (0 until limit by x toSet)
    }
    return multiples.sum
  }
}

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Not terribly efficient, but gets the job done.