# A Number is Armstrong Number or Not in Python

|In this Python example, we will cover the program to check whether a given number is an Armstrong number or not. Let’s begin.

## 1. What is An Armstrong Number?

An

– WikiPediaArmstrong numberof three digits is an integer such that the sum of the cubes of its digits is equal to the number itself.

A given positive number is said to be an Armstrong number, if :

abcd... = a^{n}+ b^{n}+ c^{n}+ d^{n}+ ...

Example:Input : 1634Output : Yes1*1*1*1 + 6*6*6*6 + 3*3*3*3 + 4*4*4*4 = 1634Input :120Output :No1*1*1 + 2*2*2 + 0*0*0 = 9

Some of the topics which will be helpful for understanding the program implementation better are:

## 2. Python Program to check Armstrong Number

In the program, we have created 3 different functions.

- The first is the function to check the Armstrong number named as
**check_Armstrong()** - The second is to get the order of the number named as

and**get_order()** - The third one is to get the power of res value with order
`n`

named as

.**get_power()**

# Python program to check Armstrong Number def get_power(a, b): if b== 0: return 1 if b % 2 == 0: return get_power(a, b // 2) * get_power(a, b // 2) return a * get_power(a, b // 2) * get_power(a, b // 2) def get_order(num): n = 0 while (num != 0): n = n + 1 num = num // 10 return n def check_Armstrong(num): n = get_order(num) temp = num sumvalue = 0 while (temp != 0): res = temp % 10 sumvalue = sumvalue + get_power(res, n) temp = temp // 10 if sumvalue == num: return "Yes, the given number is Armstrong Number" else: return "No, the given number is not Armstrong Number" num = int(input("Enter the number to check for Armstrong: ")) print(check_Armstrong(num)) if num > 0: check_Armstrong(num) else: print("Wrong input")

OutputEnter the number to check for Armstrong: 153 Yes, the given number is Armstrong Number

Here, the program can check for any positive value of any order. **The program is not limited to the three-digit numbers, rather it can check the number of any order**.

## 3. Conclusion

In this article, we discussed the best way to check if a given number is an Armstrong number or not using the functions and loop.

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