# Algorithm 101: 3 Ways to Reverse an Integer

This article is a build up on the string reversal article. If you already understand the string reversal algorithm, then all you will find new here is the toString(), Math.sign() and parseInt() methods.


intReversal(-1234); // -4321

intReversal(1234); // 4321



Can you try it out on your own?

I will be giving you 3 ways to achieve this.

### Prerequisite

To flow with this article, it is expected that you have basic understanding of javascript's string methods, Math methods and array methods.

### Let's reverse an integer using:

• split(), .reverse(), .join(), toString(), parseInt(), Math.sign()
      function intReversal(int) {
let intToString = int.toString();

let reversedString = intToString
.split("")
.reverse()
.join("");

let stringToInt = parseInt(reversedString, 10);

return stringToInt * Math.sign(int);
}

• reduce(), toString(), parseInt(), Math.sign()
      function intReversal(int) {
let intToString = int.toString();

let reversedString = [...intToString].reduce((acc, char) => char + acc);

let stringToInt = parseInt(reversedString, 10);

return stringToInt * Math.sign(int);
}

• for...of...loop, toString(), parseInt(), Math.sign()
      function intReversal(int) {
let intToString = int.toString();
let reversedString = "";

for (char of [...intToString]) {
reversedString = char + reversedString;
}

let stringToInt = parseInt(reversedString, 10);

return stringToInt * Math.sign(int);
}


### Conclusion

There are many ways to solve problems programmatically. You are only limited by your imagination. Feel free to let me know other ways you solved yours in the comment section.

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