PROBLEM STATEMENT
An abacus can be used to do arithmetic. The version that we have has 6 horizontal
threads, each with nine beads on it. The beads on each thread are always arranged
with just one gap, possibly at one of the ends. However many beads are adjacent
and at the right end of the thread is the digit value of the thread. The value
on the abacus is read by taking the digits in order from top thread to bottom
thread and arranging them from left to right (so the top thread is the one that
contains the most significant digit).
Create a class Abacus that contains a method add that is given a String[] original
and a number val and that returns a String[] showing the abacus after val has
been added to the original abacus.
Both in original and in the return, the String[] will contain exactly 6 elements
representing the 6 threads in order from top thread to bottom thread. Each
element will contain a lowercase 'o' to represent each bead and three consecutive
hyphens '-' to indicate the empty part of the thread. Each element will thus
contain exactly 12 characters.
DEFINITION
Class:Abacus
Method:add
Parameters:vector , int
Returns:vector
Method signature:vector add(vector original, int val)
CONSTRAINTS
-original will contain exactly 6 elements.
-Each element of original will contain exactly 12 characters, 9 lowercase 'o's and 3 consecutive
'-'s.
-val will be between 0 and 999,999 inclusive.
-val added to the original abacus will result in a value that can be shown on the abacus.
EXAMPLES
0)
{"ooo---oooooo",
"---ooooooooo",
"---ooooooooo",
"---ooooooooo",
"oo---ooooooo",
"---ooooooooo"}
5
Returns: {"ooo---oooooo", "---ooooooooo", "---ooooooooo", "---ooooooooo", "o---oooooooo",
"ooooo---oooo" }
When we add 5 to the original, it is necessary to "carry" 1 to the next thread up.
This shows the arithmetic 699979 + 5 = 699984
1)
{"ooo---oooooo",
"---ooooooooo",
"---ooooooooo",
"---ooooooooo",
"oo---ooooooo",
"---ooooooooo"}
21
Returns: {"oo---ooooooo", "ooooooooo---", "ooooooooo---", "ooooooooo---", "ooooooooo---",
"ooooooooo---" }
This shows 699979 + 21 = 700000
2)
{"ooooooooo---",
"---ooooooooo",
"ooooooooo---",
"---ooooooooo",
"oo---ooooooo",
"---ooooooooo"}
100000
Returns: {"oooooooo---o", "---ooooooooo", "ooooooooo---", "---ooooooooo", "oo---ooooooo",
"---ooooooooo" }
3)
{"o---oooooooo",
"---ooooooooo",
"---ooooooooo",
"---ooooooooo",
"---ooooooooo",
"---ooooooooo"
}
1
Returns: {"---ooooooooo", "ooooooooo---", "ooooooooo---", "ooooooooo---", "ooooooooo---",
"ooooooooo---" }
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