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Swift Basic Programming Exercise: Check if a given string begins with "fix", except the 'f' can be any character or number

Swift Basic Programming: Exercise-13 with Solution

Write a Swift program to check if a given string begins with "fix", except the 'f' can be any character or number.

Pictorial Presentation:

Swift Basic Programming Exercise: Check if a given string begins with

Sample Solution:

Swift Code:

import Foundation

func fix_Start(_ input: String) -> Bool {
    var newInput = input
    let startIndex = newInput.startIndex
    let first_char = newInput.remove(at: startIndex)
    
    if newInput.hasPrefix("ix") == true 
    {
        newInput.characters.removeFirst(3)
        newInput.insert(first_char, at: startIndex)
        return true
    } 
    else
    {
        return false
    }
}


print(fix_Start("fix gold"))
print(fix_Start("six gold"))
print(fix_Start("1ix gold"))
print(fix_Start("gold"))
print(fix_Start("fax gold"))

Sample Output:

true
true
true
false
false

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