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to Difference Of Squares in the TypeScript Track

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Find the difference between the square of the sum and the sum of the squares of the first N natural numbers.

The square of the sum of the first ten natural numbers is (1 + 2 + ... + 10)² = 55² = 3025.

The sum of the squares of the first ten natural numbers is 1² + 2² + ... + 10² = 385.

Hence the difference between the square of the sum of the first ten natural numbers and the sum of the squares of the first ten natural numbers is 3025 - 385 = 2640.

Setup

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

http://exercism.io/languages/typescript

Requirements

Install assignment dependencies:

$ yarn install

Making the test suite pass

Execute the tests with:

$ yarn test

Source

Problem 6 at Project Euler http://projecteuler.net/problem=6

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difference-of-squares.test.ts

import Squares from './difference-of-squares'

describe('Squares', () => {

  describe('up to 5', () => {
    const squares = new Squares(5)

    it('gets the square of sums', () => {
      expect(squares.squareOfSums).toBe(225)
    })

    xit('gets the sum of squares', () => {
      expect(squares.sumOfSquares).toBe(55)
    })

    xit('gets the difference', () => {
      expect(squares.difference).toBe(170)
    })

  })

  describe('up to 10', () => {
    const squares = new Squares(10)

    xit('gets the square of sums', () => {
      expect(squares.squareOfSums).toBe(3025)
    })

    xit('gets the sum of squares', () => {
      expect(squares.sumOfSquares).toBe(385)
    })

    xit('gets the difference', () => {
      expect(squares.difference).toBe(2640)
    })

  })

  describe('up to 100', () => {
    const squares = new Squares(100)

    xit('gets the square of sums', () => {
      expect(squares.squareOfSums).toBe(25502500)
    })

    xit('gets the sum of squares', () => {
      expect(squares.sumOfSquares).toBe(338350)
    })

    xit('gets the difference', () => {
      expect(squares.difference).toBe(25164150)
    })

  })

})
export default class Squares{
    public squareOfSums:number = 0
    public sumOfSquares:number =0
    public difference:number = 0
    constructor(num:number){
        for(let i =1 ; i <= num ; i++){
            this.sumOfSquares += i**2   
        }
        this.squareOfSums = (num*(num+1)/2)**2
        this.difference = this.squareOfSums - this.sumOfSquares 
    }
}

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