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Program to find N-th term of series 3, 5, 33, 35, 53….
  • Last Updated : 24 Mar, 2021

Given a series of numbers composed only of digits 3 and 5. The first few numbers in the series are: 
 

3, 5, 33, 35, 53, 55, ….. 
 

Given a number N. The task is to find the n-th number in the given series.
Examples
 

Input : N = 2
Output : 5

Input : N = 5
Output : 53

 

The idea is based on the fact that the value of the last digit alternates in the series. For example, if the last digit of ith number is 3, then the last digit of (i-1)th and (i+1)th numbers must be 5.
Create an array of size (n+1) and push 3 and 5(These two are always first two elements of series) to it. For more elements check, 
 

1) If i is odd,
      arr[i] = arr[i/2]*10 + 3;
2) If it is even,
      arr[i] = arr[(i/2)-1]*10 + 5;
At last return arr[n].

Below is the implementation of the above idea: 
 

C++




// C++ program to find n-th number in a series
// made of digits 3 and 5
 
#include <bits/stdc++.h>
using namespace std;
 
// Function to find n-th number in series
// made of 3 and 5
int printNthElement(int n)
{
    // create an array of size (n+1)
    int arr[n + 1];
    arr[1] = 3;
    arr[2] = 5;
 
    for (int i = 3; i <= n; i++) {
        // If i is odd
        if (i % 2 != 0)
            arr[i] = arr[i / 2] * 10 + 3;
        else
            arr[i] = arr[(i / 2) - 1] * 10 + 5;
    }
    return arr[n];
}
 
// Driver code
int main()
{
    int n = 6;
 
    cout << printNthElement(n);
 
    return 0;
}

Java




// Java program to find n-th number in a series
// made of digits 3 and 5
 
class FindNth {
    // Function to find n-th number in series
    // made of 3 and 5
    static int printNthElement(int n)
    {
        // create an array of size (n+1)
        int arr[] = new int[n + 1];
        arr[1] = 3;
        arr[2] = 5;
 
        for (int i = 3; i <= n; i++) {
            // If i is odd
            if (i % 2 != 0)
                arr[i] = arr[i / 2] * 10 + 3;
            else
                arr[i] = arr[(i / 2) - 1] * 10 + 5;
        }
        return arr[n];
    }
 
    // main function
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        int n = 6;
 
        System.out.println(printNthElement(n));
    }
}

Python3




# Python3 program to find n-th number 
# in a series made of digits 3 and 5
   
# Return n-th number in series made 
# of 3 and 5
def printNthElement(n) :
       
    # create an array of size (n + 1)
    arr =[0] * (n + 1);
    arr[1] = 3
    arr[2] = 5
   
    for i in range(3, n + 1) :
        # If i is odd
        if (i % 2 != 0) :
            arr[i] = arr[i // 2] * 10 + 3
        else :
            arr[i] = arr[(i // 2) - 1] * 10 + 5
       
    return arr[n]
       
# Driver code
n = 6
print(printNthElement(n))

C#




// C# program to find n-th number
// in a series made of digits 3 and 5
using System;
 
class GFG
{
// Function to find n-th number
// in series made of 3 and 5
static int printNthElement(int n)
{
    // create an array of size (n+1)
    int [] arr = new int[n + 1];
    arr[1] = 3;
    arr[2] = 5;
 
    for (int i = 3; i <= n; i++)
    {
        // If i is odd
        if (i % 2 != 0)
            arr[i] = arr[i / 2] * 10 + 3;
        else
            arr[i] = arr[(i / 2) - 1] * 10 + 5;
    }
    return arr[n];
}
 
// Driver Code
static void Main()
{
    int n = 6;
 
    Console.WriteLine(printNthElement(n));
}
}
 
// This code is contributed by ANKITRAI1

PHP




<?php
// PHP program to find n-th
// number in a series made
// of digits 3 and 5
 
// Function to find n-th number
// in series made of 3 and 5
function printNthElement($n)
{
    // create an array of size (n+1)
    $arr = array_fill(0, ($n + 1), NULL);
    $arr[1] = 3;
    $arr[2] = 5;
 
    for ($i = 3; $i <= $n; $i++)
    {
        // If i is odd
        if ($i % 2 != 0)
            $arr[$i] = $arr[$i / 2] * 10 + 3;
        else
            $arr[$i] = $arr[($i / 2) -
                             1] * 10 + 5;
    }
    return $arr[$n];
}
 
// Driver code
$n = 6;
 
echo printNthElement($n);
 
// This code is contributed
// by ChitraNayal
?>

Javascript




<script>
 
// Javascript program to find n-th number in a series
// made of digits 3 and 5
 
    // Function to find n-th number in series
    // made of 3 and 5
    function prletNthElement( n) {
        // create an array of size (n+1)
        let arr = Array(n + 1).fill(0);
        arr[1] = 3;
        arr[2] = 5;
 
        for ( i = 3; i <= n; i++) {
            // If i is odd
            if (i % 2 != 0)
                arr[i] = arr[i / 2] * 10 + 3;
            else
                arr[i] = arr[(i / 2) - 1] * 10 + 5;
        }
        return arr[n];
    }
 
    // main function
      
        let n = 6;
 
        document.write(prletNthElement(n));
 
// This code contributed by Princi Singh
 
</script>
Output: 
55

 

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