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JavaScript: Compute the absolute difference between a specified number and 19

JavaScript Basic: Exercise-17 with Solution

Write a JavaScript program to compute the absolute difference between a specified number and 19. Returns triple their absolute difference if the specified number is greater than 19.

Sample Solution:

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JavaScript Code:

function diff_num(n) {
  if (n <= 19) {
    return (19 - n);
    }
  else
    {
     return (n - 19) * 3;
    }
}

console.log(diff_num(12));
console.log(diff_num(19));
console.log(diff_num(22));

Sample Output:

7
0
9

Flowchart:

Flowchart: JavaScript - Compute the absolute difference between a specified number and 19

ES6 Version:

function diff_num(n) {
  if (n <= 19) {
    return (19 - n);
    }
  else
    {
     return (n - 19) * 3;
    }
}

console.log(diff_num(12));
console.log(diff_num(19));
console.log(diff_num(22));

Live Demo:

See the Pen JavaScript: Absolute difference- basic-ex-17 by w3resource (@w3resource) on CodePen.


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Checks if a string is an anagram of another string (case-insensitive, ignores spaces, punctuation and special characters)

Example:

const isAnagram = (str1, str2) => {
  const normalize = str =>
    str
      .toLowerCase()
      .replace(/[^a-z0-9]/gi, '')
      .split('')
      .sort()
      .join('');
  return normalize(str1) === normalize(str2);
};
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Output:

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