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hammingDistance

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Calculates the Hamming distance between two values.

Use XOR operator (^) to find the bit difference between the two numbers, convert to a binary string using toString(2). Count and return the number of 1s in the string, using match(/1/g).

const hammingDistance = (num1, num2) => ((num1 ^ num2).toString(2).match(/1/g) || '').length;