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FizzBuzz in Elixir

Exercise: Functions-2:

Write a function that takes three arguments. If the first two are zero, return “FizzBuzz”. If the first is zero, return “Fizz”. If the second is zero return “Buzz”. Otherwise return the third argument. Do not use any language features that we haven’t yet covered in this book.

Exercise: Functions-3:

The operator rem(a, b) returns the remainder after dividing a by b. Write a function that takes a single integer (n) calls the function in the previous exercise, passing it rem(n,3), rem(n,5), and n. Call it 7 times with the arguments 10, 11, 12, etc. You should get “Buzz, 11, Fizz, 13, 14, FizzBuzz”, 16”.


fizz_buzz = function do
  (0, 0, _) -> "FizzBuzz"
  (0, _, _) -> "Fizz"
  (_, 0, _) -> "Buzz"
  (_, _, x) -> x
end

check_fizz_buzz = function do
  (n) -> fizz_buzz.(rem(n,3), rem(n,5),n)
end

Enum.each([10,11,12,13,14,15,16], fn(n) -> 
  IO.puts "FizzBuzz(#{n}):: #{check_fizz_buzz.(n)}" 
end)

output:

FizzBuzz(10):: Buzz
FizzBuzz(11):: 11
FizzBuzz(12):: Fizz
FizzBuzz(13):: 13
FizzBuzz(14):: 14
FizzBuzz(15):: FizzBuzz
FizzBuzz(16):: 16

Challenge from Programming Elixir