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# Daily Challenge #172 - Find All in an Array

### Setup

Implement a function that will accept an array of integers and an integer `n`. Find all occurrences of `n` in the given array and return another array containing all the index positions of `n` in the array.

If `n` is not in the given array, return an empty array `[]`.

Assume that`n` and all values in the array will always be integers.

### Example

find_all([6, 9, 3, 4, 3, 82, 11], 3)
> [2, 4]

### Tests

[6, 9, 3, 4, 3, 82, 11], 3
[10, 16, 20, 6, 14, 11, 20, 2, 17, 16, 14], 16
[20, 20, 10, 13, 15, 2, 7, 2, 20, 3, 18, 2, 3, 2, 16, 10, 9, 9, 7, 5, 15, 5], 20

This challenge comes from MementoMori on CodeWars. Thank you to CodeWars, who has licensed redistribution of this challenge under the 2-Clause BSD License!

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SavagePixie

JavaScript

``````const findAll = (arr, n) => arr
.reduce((a, b, i) => b === n
? a.concat(i)
: a
, [])
``````

Kyle Jones

In Python:

``````def find_all(list, value):
position = 0
results = []
for element in list:
if element == value:
results.append(position)
position += 1
return results

print(find_all([6, 9, 3, 4, 3, 82, 11], 2))
print(find_all([6, 9, 3, 4, 3, 82, 11], 3))
print(find_all([10, 16, 20, 6, 14, 11, 20, 2, 17, 16, 14], 16))
print(find_all([20, 20, 10, 13, 15, 2, 7, 2, 20, 3, 18, 2, 3, 2, 16, 10, 9, 9, 7, 5, 15, 5], 20))
print(find_all(["happy", "birthday", "to", "you", "happy", "birthday", "to", "me"], "happy"))
``````

Jesse Phillips
``````// D
pure nothrow @safe
auto findIndex(const(int)[] arr, size_t needle) {
return arr.enumerate
.filter!(x => x[1] == needle)
.map!(x => x[0])
//.array
;
} unittest {
assert(findIndex([6, 9, 3, 4, 3, 82, 11], 3).equal([2, 4]));
}
``````

The commented out array line would allocate a new array to meet the specification.

Avalander • Edited

Written on the phone, it might not work, I'll check it when I get home.

``````find_all :: [Int] -> Int -> [Int]
find_all xs n =
[ snd x | x <- indexed if (fst x) == n ]
where
indexed = zip xs [0..(length xs)]
``````

Craig McIlwrath

``````import Data.List (findIndices)

findAll :: Eq a => a -> [a] -> [Int]
findAll x = findIndices (==x)
``````

or alternatively,

``````findAll :: Eq a => a -> [a] -> [Int]
findAll x = map fst . filter ((==x) . snd) . zip [0..]
``````

In Dart:

``````void main() {
print(findAll([6, 9, 3, 4, 3, 82, 11], 3));
print(findAll([10, 16, 20, 6, 14, 11, 20, 2, 17, 16, 14], 16));
print(findAll([20, 20, 10, 13, 15, 2, 7, 2, 20, 3, 18, 2, 3, 2, 16, 10, 9, 9, 7, 5, 15, 5], 20));
}

List<int> findAll(List<int> items, int find) {
var found = List<int>();
for(var idx = 0; idx < items.length; idx++) {
if(items[idx] == find) {
}
}
return found;
}

// alternative approach, which cuts it down maybe a line? lol
List<int> findAll2(List<int> items, int find) {
var found = List<int>();
items.asMap().forEach((idx,value){
if(value == find)
});
return found;
}
``````

Ciaran Treanor • Edited

Rust:

``````fn find_all(numbers: Vec<usize>, value: usize) -> Vec<usize> {
numbers.iter()
.enumerate()
.filter(|&(_, val)| *val == value)
.map(|(index, _)| index)
.collect()
}

#[cfg(test)]
mod tests {
use super::*;

#[test]
fn test1() {
assert_eq!(vec![2, 4], find_all(vec![6, 9, 3, 4, 3, 82, 1], 3));
assert_eq!(vec![1,9], find_all(vec![10, 16, 20, 6, 14, 11, 20, 2, 17, 16, 14], 16));
assert_eq!(vec![0,1,8], find_all(vec![20, 20, 10, 13, 15, 2, 7, 2, 20, 3, 18, 2, 3, 2, 16, 10, 9, 9, 7, 5, 15, 5], 20));
}
}
``````

Amin

Elm

``````import List exposing (indexedMap, filter, map)
import Tuple exposing (pair, second, first)

findAll : List Int -> Int -> List Int
findAll integers integer =
indexedMap pair integers
|> filter (second >> (==) integer)
|> map first
``````

Ryan Beckett • Edited

Swift:

``````func findOccurances(of numberToFind: Int, in listOfNumbers: [Int]) -> [Int] {
return listOfNumbers.enumerated().compactMap { (index, number) in
number == numberToFind ? index : nil
}
}
``````

Mitesh Kamat

In JavaScript:
function find_all1(arr, n){
let arr1 = [];
arr.forEach((item,index) => {
item === n ? arr1.push(index): null;
});
console.log(arr1);
}

find_all1([6,9,3,4,3,82,11],3);

Valts LiepiÅÅ”

Ruby

``````def findAll xs, x
xs.filter_map.with_index {|y, i| i if x == y}
end
``````

js

``````find_all = (arr,n) => {
res = [];
for([pos, val] of arr.entries()){
if(val===n) res.push(pos);
}
return res;
}
``````

``````const findAll = (array, n) => array.reduce((prev, next, index) => next === n ? [...prev, index] : prev, []);
``````

Ebrahim Hasan

PHP

``` <?php function find_all(\$array,\$number){ return array_keys(\$array,\$number); } var_dump(find_all(array(6, 9, 3, 4, 3, 82, 11), 3) ); ```