# Need some help here! I got some error, and leetcode judge does not produce my answer.

• Hi, here is my solution.
It works fine on my own machine, but somehow the judge cannot produce the answer.

"""
/**

• Function takes the decimal number

• Function takes the Nth bit (1 to 31)

• Return the value of Nth bit from decimal
*/
int nth_bit_of(int decimal, int N)
{
// Shifting the 1 for N-1 bits
int constant = 1 << (N - 1);

// if the bit is set, return 1
if ( decimal & constant ) {
return 1;
}

// If the bit is not set, return 0
return 0;
}
/**

• Helper function that do the real work
*/
int _hammingDistance(x, y, nth_bit, bit_x, bit_y, hammingDist)
{
if (nth_bit >= 32) {
return hammingDist;
} else if (nth_bit_of(x, nth_bit) != nth_bit_of(y, nth_bit)) {
return hammingDistance(x,
y,
(nth_bit + 1),
nth_bit_of(x, (nth_bit + 1)),
nth_bit_of(y, (nth_bit + 1)),
(hammingDist + 1));
} else {
return hammingDistance(x,
y,
(nth_bit + 1),
nth_bit_of(x, (nth_bit + 1)),
nth_bit_of(y, (nth_bit + 1)),
hammingDist);
}
}

// Driver function
int hammingDistance(int x, int y)
{
return _hammingDistance(x, y, 1, nth_bit_of(x, 1), nth_bit_of(y,1), 0);
}

"""

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