# JavaScript: Check a given number is an ugly number or not

## JavaScript Math: Exercise-100 with Solution

Write a JavaScript program to check if a given number is ugly.

Ugly numbers are positive numbers whose only prime factors are 2, 3 or 5. The first 10 ugly numbers are:
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, ...
Note: 1 is typically treated as an ugly number.

Visual Presentation:

Test Data:
(12) -> true
(18) -> true
(19) -> false

Sample Solution:

JavaScript Code:

``````/**
* Function to check if a number is an ugly number.
* @param {number} n - The number to check.
* @returns {boolean} - Returns true if the number is an ugly number, otherwise false.
*/
function test(n) {
map = [5, 3, 2]; // Array of prime factors that define an ugly number
for (let i = 0; i < map.length && n > 1; i++) { // Iterate through the prime factors array
while (n % map[i] === 0) n /= map[i]; // Divide the number by the current prime factor if it's divisible by it
}
return n === 1; // If the number becomes 1 after dividing by all prime factors, it's an ugly number
};

// Test cases
n = 12;
console.log("n = " +n);
console.log("Check the said number is an ugly number? "+test(n));

n = 18;
console.log("Original text: " +n);
console.log("Check the said number is an ugly number? "+test(n));

n = 19;
console.log("Original text: " +n);
console.log("Check the said number is an ugly number? "+test(n));
```
```

Output:

```n = 12
Check the said number is an ugly number? true
Original text: 18
Check the said number is an ugly number? true
Original text: 19
Check the said number is an ugly number? false
```

Flowchart:

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