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Ezra,
Thanks a bunch.
This is soooooooooo simple that it is laughable.
I guess I need to read my Ruby books a bit more.

Thanks again

On 1/9/06, Ezra Zygmuntowicz <ezmobius / gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> On Jan 9, 2006, at 12:53 PM, Victor Reyes wrote:
>
> > I have two arrays of different sizes.
> > Right now via find_all I can find all the elements that are common
> > to both
> > arrays.
> > All the elements in the smaller arrays can be found in the larger
> > array.
> >
> > What I would like to find now is all th elements that are in the
> > larger
> > array and missing on the smaller array.
> > I know I can iterate and compare each element within a nested loop.
> > But is there a way to print out the elements that are missing from the
> > smaller array without having to implement a nested loop?
> >
> > Thank you
> >
> > Victor
>
> Like this?
>
> irb(main):009:0> a = [1,2,3,4,5]
> => [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
> irb(main):010:0> b = [1,2,3]
> => [1, 2, 3]
> irb(main):011:0> a - b
> => [4, 5]
>
> Cheers-
> -Ezra
>
>
>

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