Implement the algorithm in Ruby: Day 4-Linear search-

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What is a linear search?

A method of finding a specific value by comparing random data one by one from the beginning. If found, the process ends there. It ’s a very simple algorithm. Let's move on to coding as soon as we understand the mechanism

linerSearch.rb

code

#Linear search

def linerSearch(data, target)
  bool = -1
  count = 0
  while count <= data.length
    if data[count] == target
      bool = count
      break
    end
    count += 1
  end
  bool
end

#Run
print "Value to store:"
data = gets.split().map(&:to_i)
print "Value to look for:"
target = gets.to_i
search = linerSearch(data, target)

if search >= 0
  puts "#{target}Is#{search+1}Found second."
else
  puts "#{target}Was not found."
end

linerSearch takes an array of numbers and the value to look for as arguments. Loop until count indicating the position of the array exceeds the size of the array If data is found, assign the location of the array at that time to bool and end the loop. If not found, bool returns -1.

If the output is found, the location where it was found. If not found, output that it was not found.

Finally

After all it was very easy compared to yesterday However, I sometimes find it difficult to implement what I can imagine as I imagined.

Next time, let's try the Tower of Hanoi, which is the most famous for recursion. .. ..

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