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Advent of Code 2020 - BaseA Style (Day 5)

14 - Magnetar

14 - Magnetar

This AoC challenge had Alteryx written ALL OVER IT.

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Can't say I've ever used BintoInt formula before... But OH what a joy it was to have it in the arsenal for this challenge!

Cheers!

NJ

16 - Nebula

Very similar to @NicoleJohnson

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BINTOINT all the way...

14 - Magnetar

My solution at Day 5.

My approach is different from other's.

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Part 2 was simple, but I didn't know what it meant at first.

12 - Quasar

Brute force following the logic of each step. So keen to understand the much shorter solution to this that others have posted!

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P.S. Just saw @NicoleJohnson and @jdunkerley79  convert to binary, and realised I completely missed this hint in the question🙄

Chris
Check out my collaboration with fellow ACE Joshua Burkhow at AlterTricks.com
7 - Meteor

There are 10 kinds of people in the world - those who understand binary and those who don't...  😉

Too easy.

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16 - Nebula
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For part 2 I just sorted and found the difference instead of joining.

17 - Castor

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Replace+BintoInt

Dan

7 - Meteor

Exact same solution as @NicoleJohnson 😉

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14 - Magnetar

1st solution I came up with aka "why make it simple when you can make it really complicated" :

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Then used my brain and came up with same solution as many people :

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