Checking a Number for Palindromic Behavior
gherron at digipen.edu
Mon Oct 19 00:56:38 CEST 2009
Benjamin Middaugh wrote:
> Thanks to everyone who helped with my query on reversing integers. I
> have one more simple problem I'm having trouble solving. I want to
> check a number for palindromic behavior (reading the same backwards
> and forwards). So if I have an integer 1457 it can tell me this is not
> the same from both ends but 1551 is. I think the simplest way would be
> to work inwards from both ends checking digits for equality, but I
> don't know enough (yet) to do this.
> All help is much appreciated.
This problem (and the OP's previous problem) are probably homework
problems. If so, it was unethical for the student to ask for a
solution here, and it was careless of several responders to provide a
solution. Let's not make the same mistake this time.
Gary Herron, PhD.
Department of Computer Science
DigiPen Institute of Technology
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