Count And Say is an example of string problems. In this post we will see how we can solve it in Javascript.

Problem Description

The count-and-say sequence is the sequence of integers with the first five terms as following:

1
11
21
1211
111221
  • 1 is read off as "one 1" or 11.
  • 11 is read off as "two 1s" or 21.
  • 21 is read off as "one 2, then one 1" or 1211.

Given an integer n, generate the nth term of the count-and-say sequence.

Note: Each term of the sequence of integers will be represented as a string.

Example 1:
Input: 1
Output: "1"

Example 2:
Input: 4
Output: "1211"

Input Constraints: 1 <= n <= 30

Solution: Please check the main.js snippet for the solution. If you have different approach in mind or have any suggestion for this implementation feel free to share in the comment below. Thanks!

Originally posted at: @github.com/jeantimex/javascript-problems-and-solutions