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Re: "Junkyard" Puzzle: Average of Numbers

by DrZaius (Monk)
on May 13, 2001 at 12:22 UTC ( #80015=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to "Junkyard" Puzzle: Average of Numbers

Here is my attempt:

sub avg { return eval '(' . join('+', @{$_[0]}) . ')/' . scalar(@{$_[0]}); }

Works pretty good over all :)

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Re: Re: "Junkyard" Puzzle: Average of Numbers
by $code or die (Deacon) on May 13, 2001 at 22:32 UTC
    Hi,

    You could make it shorter by taking out the scalar(). @{$_[0]} is already interpretted in scalar context.

    $code or die
    $ perldoc perldoc

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