# Sum Digits

**Given a positive integer as an input, write a function sumDigits that calculates the sum of all the digits of this number.**

There is one constraint: you cannot convert the input number to another data type.

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## Breakdown

### Validate My Answer

If we could convert the input integer to a string or another data structure that was iteratable, it would be easy to walk through each digit and add them together. Now you need to be a little more creative.

The input is an integer which has a fixed upper limit. For example, the largest unsigned 64-bit integer is

`2^64 - 1 = 18,446,744,073,709,551,615`

. This is 20 total digits, so your Big O will actually be constant time*O(1)*because it can't grow arbitrarily large.You can solve this iteratively or recursively. In either case, you will likely need to modulo

`%`

and divide by 10.

### Sum Digits

**Given a positive integer as an input, write a function sumDigits that calculates the sum of all the digits of this number.**

There is one constraint: you cannot convert the input number to another data type.

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