JavaScript: Implement the Luhn Algorithm used to validate a variety of identification numbers

JavaScript fundamental (ES6 Syntax): Exercise-80 with Solution

Write a JavaScript program to implement the Luhn Algorithm used to validate identification numbers. For example, credit card numbers, IMEI numbers, National Provider Identifier numbers etc.

  • Use String.prototype.split(''), Array.prototype.reverse() and Array.prototype.map() in combination with parseInt() to obtain an array of digits.
  • Use Array.prototype.splice(0, 1) to obtain the last digit.
  • Use Array.prototype.reduce() to implement the Luhn Algorithm.
  • Return true if sum is divisible by 10, false otherwise.

Sample Solution:

JavaScript Code:

//#Source https://bit.ly/2neWfJ2
// Define the function 'luhnCheck' to perform the Luhn algorithm check on a given number.
const luhnCheck = num => {
  // Convert the number to a string, split it into an array of digits, reverse the array, and convert each digit to an integer.
  let arr = (num + '').split('').reverse().map(x => parseInt(x));
  // Extract the last digit from the array.
  let lastDigit = arr.splice(0, 1)[0];
  // Calculate the Luhn sum using the Luhn algorithm.
  let sum = arr.reduce((acc, val, i) => (i % 2 !== 0 ? acc + val : acc + ((val * 2) % 9) || 9), 0);
  // Add the last digit to the sum.
  sum += lastDigit;
  // Check if the sum is divisible by 10.
  return sum % 10 === 0;

// Example usages:




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