Ruby | Set add() method

The add is an inbuilt method in Ruby which adds an element to the set. It returns itself after addition.

Syntax: s1.name.add(object)

Parameters: The function takes the object to be added to the set.



Return Value: It adds the object to the set and returns self.

Example 1:

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#Ruby program to illustrate the add method
  
#requires the set
require "set"
  
    s1
    = Set[2, 1]
  
#Prints s1
      puts s1
  
#Enters 4 into it
          s1.add(4)
  
#Prints s1
              puts s1
  
#Enters 4 into it
#But set has already 4
                  s1.add(4)
  
#Prints s1
                      puts s1

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Output:

Set: {2, 1}
Set: {2, 1, 4}
Set: {2, 1, 4}

Example 2:

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#Ruby program to illustrate the add() method
  
#requires the set
require "set"
  
    s1
    = Set[]
  
#Prints s1
      puts s1
  
#Enters 1 into it
          s1.add(1)
  
#Enters 2 into it
              s1.add(2)
  
#Prints s1
                  puts s1

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Output:

Set: {}
Set: {1, 2}

Reference: https://devdocs.io/ruby~2.5/set#method-i-add



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