HackerRank Çözümleri – Repeated String

HackerRank içerisinde bulunan “Repeated String” sorusunun açıklaması ve çözümü. Bu soruda size verilen bir string ve n sayısı için, verilen string’i n uzunlukta olacak şekilde karakterlerini yazarak sonuç string’inde kaç tane ‘a’ karakteri olduğunu bulmanız isteniyor.

► HackerRank – Repeated String: https://www.hackerrank.com/challenges/repeated-string/problem

► Problem açıklaması:

There is a string, s, of lowercase English letters that is repeated infinitely many times. Given an integer, n, find and print the number of letter a’s in the first n letters of the infinite string.


s = ‘abcac’

n = 10

The substring we consider is abcacabcac, the first 10 characters of the infinite string. There are 4 occurrences of a in the substring.

Function Description

Complete the repeatedString function in the editor below.

repeatedString has the following parameter(s):

s: a string to repeat

n: the number of characters to consider


int: the frequency of a in the substring

Input Format

The first line contains a single string, s.

The second line contains an integer, n.

Sample Input

Sample Input 0



Sample Output 0


Explanation 0

The first n = 10 letters of the infinite string are abaabaabaa. Because there are 7 a’s, we return 7.

Sample Input 1



Sample Output 1


Explanation 1

Because all of the first n = 1000000000000 letters of the infinite string are a, we return 1000000000000 .

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