zabouth wrote:
> i have looked at all the ruby manual but i cant find no way of doing
> this I am very new to ruby
> so here is my problem
> ok first here is my code
> 
> sum = "5:5:5"
> sum = sum.split(":")
> sum = sum.inject {|sum, x| sum + x }
> puts sum

If you happen to have Rails (or just ActiveSupport) installed:

     require 'rubygems'
     require 'active_support'

     '5:5:5'.split(':').map(&:to_f).sum
     => 15.0


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