Ruby Numbers Methods

Ruby Numbers Methods
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In Ruby there are a variety of build in methods you can perform on numbers.

Even:

  • Use .even? to check whether or not an integer is even.
15.even?
4.even?
# returns:
false
true

Odd:

  • Use .odd? to check whether or not an integer is odd.
15.odd?
4.odd?
# returns:
true
false

Ceil:

  • The .ceil method rounds up to the nearest integers.
8.3.ceil
6.7.ceil
# returns:
9
7

Floor:

  • The .floor method rounds down to the nearest integers.
8.3.floor
6.7.floor
# returns:
8
6

Next:

  • Use .next to return the next consecutive integer.
15.next
2.next
-4.next
# returns:
16
3
-3

To String:

  • The .to_s method changes an integer into a string.
15.to_s
# returns:
"15"

Greatest Common Denominator:

  • The .gcd method returns the greatest common denominator of two numbers.
15.gcd(5)
9.gcd(4)
# returns:
5
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