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花花酱 LeetCode 1012. Complement of Base 10 Integer

Every non-negative integer N has a binary representation.  For example, 5 can be represented as "101" in binary, 11 as "1011" in binary, and so on.  Note that except for N = 0, there are no leading zeroes in any binary representation.

The complement of a binary representation is the number in binary you get when changing every 1 to a 0 and 0 to a 1.  For example, the complement of "101" in binary is "010" in binary.

For a given number N in base-10, return the complement of it’s binary representation as a base-10 integer.

Example 1:

Input: 5
Output: 2
Explanation: 5 is "101" in binary, with complement "010" in binary, which is 2 in base-10.

Example 2:

Input: 7
Output: 0
Explanation: 7 is "111" in binary, with complement "000" in binary, which is 0 in base-10.

Example 3:

Input: 10
Output: 5
Explanation: 10 is "1010" in binary, with complement "0101" in binary, which is 5 in base-10.


  1. 0 <= N < 10^9

Solution: Bit

Find the smallest binary number c that is all 1s, (e.g. “111”, “11111”) that is greater or equal to N.
ans = C ^ N or C – N

Time complexity: O(log(n))
Space complexity: O(1)


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