 # The solution to cs50 labs 2 scrabble problem (2022)

In this problem, we have to create a game of Scrabble. In this game, players create words to score points. The number of points is the sum of the point values of each letter in the word.

So here is my solution for the cs50 labs 2 scrabble problem.

``````#include <ctype.h>
#include <cs50.h>
#include <stdio.h>
#include <string.h>

// Points assigned to each letter of the alphabet
int POINTS[] = {1, 3, 3, 2, 1, 4, 2, 4, 1, 8, 5, 1, 3, 1, 1, 3, 10, 1, 1, 1, 1, 4, 4, 8, 4, 10};

// ASCII values for upercase letters
int uc_letters[] = {65,66,67,68,69,70,71,72,73,74,75,76,77,78,79,80,81,82,83,84,85,86,87,88,89,90};

// ASCII values for lowercase letters
int lc_letters[] = {97,98,99,100,101,102,103,104,105,106,107,108,109,110,111,112,113,114,115,116,117,118,119,120,121,122};

int temp_point[] = {};

int compute_score(string word);

int main(void)
{
// Get input words from both players
string word1 = get_string("Player 1: ");
string word2 = get_string("Player 2: ");

// Score both words
int score1 = compute_score(word1);
int score2 = compute_score(word2);

// TODO: Print the winner
if (score1 > score2)
{
printf("Player 1 wins!\n");
}
else if (score1 < score2)
{
printf("Player 2 wins!\n");
}
else
{
printf("Tie!\n");
}
}

int compute_score(string word)
{
// TODO: Compute and return score for string
int score = 0;

for (int i = 0; i < strlen(word); i++)
{
if (isupper(word[i]))
{
for (int j = 0; j < sizeof(uc_letters); j++)
{
if (word[i] == uc_letters[j])
{
temp_point[i] = POINTS[j];
score += temp_point[i];
}
}
}
else if (islower(word[i]))
{
for (int k = 0; k < sizeof(lc_letters); k++)
{
if (word[i] == lc_letters[k])
{
temp_point[i] = POINTS[k];
score += temp_point[i];
}
}
}
else
{
i++;
}
}

return score;
}``````
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