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JavaScript - Turn on the kth bit of a given number

JavaScript Bit Manipulation: Exercise-10 with Solution

Write a JavaScript program to turn on the kth bit of a given number. Return the updated number.

Test Data:
(33, 3)-> 37

Explanation:
Binary format of 33 is -> 100001
Fortmat of the said number after on the 3rd bit -> 100101
After converting 100101 to decimal : 100101 -> 37
(101, 5) -> 117
Explanation:
Binary format of 100 is -> 1100101
Fortmat of the said number after on the 5th bit -> 1110101
After converting 1110101 to decimal : 1110101 -> 117

Sample Solution:

JavaScript Code:

const turn_On_Kth_Bit = (n, k) => {
 if (typeof n!= "number") {
     return 'It must be number!'
     }
   return n | (1 << (k - 1));
 }
n = 33
k = 3
console.log(n + " in binary is " + n.toString(2))
console.log("Turning k'th bit on,"+" k = "+k);
result_n = turn_On_Kth_Bit(n, k);
console.log(result_n + " in binary is " + result_n.toString(2))

n = 101
k = 5
console.log(n + " in binary is " + n.toString(2))
console.log("Turning k'th bit on,"+" k = "+k);
result_n = turn_On_Kth_Bit(n, k);
console.log(result_n + " in binary is " + result_n.toString(2))

Sample Output:

33 in binary is 100001
Turning k'th bit on, k = 3
37 in binary is 100101
101 in binary is 1100101
Turning k'th bit on, k = 5
117 in binary is 1110101

Flowchart:

Flowchart: JavaScript - Turn on the  kth bit of  a given number.

Live Demo:

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