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Convert numbers to words

Gian Aznar

Joined: Jan 01, 2013
Posts: 2
i cant get 11 - 19... its output will be TenOneEleven

please look at the codes
Gian Aznar

Joined: Jan 01, 2013
Posts: 2
please do reply
fred rosenberger
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Joined: Oct 02, 2003
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1. Please don't hijack someone else's post. We have plenty of room around here, so just create your own thread. I have split your two posts into a new thread.
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Steve Luke

Joined: Jan 28, 2003
Posts: 4181

Also, please remember to UseCodeTags (<-click) next time you post code. I changed your post to include them this time.

As for your problem: The issue is one of logic. You have identified some special cases, when the length of the input is > 1 and the tens digit is equal to 1. But you do not prevent normal output from happening in those special cases. Your option is to do a nested series of ifs like this (pseudocode):

This is pseudocode, and it doesn't handle the 100s digit, but you can add that yourself.

Another option, which would require less change in your code, is when you reach the special case code don't add to the already present output string, instead, simply replace it.

There are a number of other optimizations that can be made, but since this is a beginners programming exercise I won't go into them.

I agree. Here's the link:
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