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Ed H

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 Posted: 14 Nov 2009 03:45:13 am    Post subject: Given a string in Str1 consisting of a word, return in Ans the sum of the letter-values of each letter in the word. The letter-values are given here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scrabble_lett...butions#Italian Example: UNO is in Str1. The program returns U + N + O = 3 + 3 + 1 = 7. Note: Italian language scrabble features 4 less letters than English language scrabble.
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 Posted: 14 Nov 2009 07:23:03 am    Post subject: My first attempt is 72 bytes (leaving off the letters in the program name): Spoiler wrote:[font="courier new"]sum(1+int(.7[font="times new roman"]×[font="arial"]√int(.2seq(inString("OAIE?CRST?LMNU?BDFPVGHZ??Q",sub(Str1,X,1))-1,X,1,length(Str1Last edited by Guest on 14 Nov 2009 07:28:35 am; edited 1 time in total
Ed H

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 Posted: 14 Nov 2009 06:12:41 pm    Post subject: I had a fairly similar solution, but mine took 74 bytes instead. Here's a cute solution in 104 bytes: Spoiler wrote:[font="courier new"]:e→O:Ans→A:Ans→I:Ans→E :e^(2→C:Ans→R:Ans→S:Ans→T :e^(3→L:Ans→M:Ans→N:Ans→U :e^(5→B:Ans→D:Ans→F:Ans→P:Ans→V :Ansē→Q :e^(8→G:Ans→H:Ans→Z :ln(expr(Str1
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