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花花酱 LeetCode 870. Advantage Shuffle

Problem

Given two arrays A and B of equal size, the advantage of A with respect to B is the number of indices i for which A[i] > B[i].

Return any permutation of A that maximizes its advantage with respect to B.

Example 1:

Input: A = [2,7,11,15], B = [1,10,4,11]
Output: [2,11,7,15]

Example 2:

Input: A = [12,24,8,32], B = [13,25,32,11]
Output: [24,32,8,12]

Note:

  1. 1 <= A.length = B.length <= 10000
  2. 0 <= A[i] <= 10^9
  3. 0 <= B[i] <= 10^9

 

Solution: Greedy 田忌赛马

Use the smallest unused number A[j] in A such that A[j] > B[i], if not possible, use the smallest number in A.

Time complexity: O(nlogn)

Space complexity: O(n)

C++

 

花花酱 LeetCode 869. Reordered Power of 2

Problem

Starting with a positive integer N, we reorder the digits in any order (including the original order) such that the leading digit is not zero.

Return true if and only if we can do this in a way such that the resulting number is a power of 2.

Example 1:

Input: 1
Output: true

Example 2:

Input: 10
Output: false

Example 3:

Input: 16
Output: true

Example 4:

Input: 24
Output: false

Example 5:

Note:

  1. 1 <= N <= 10^9

Solution: HashTable

Compare the counter of digit string with that of all power of 2s.

e.g. 64 -> {4: 1, 6: 1} == 46 {4:1, 6: 1}

Time complexity: O(1)

Space complexity: O(1)

C++

 

花花酱 LeetCode 287. Find the Duplicate Number

Problem

Given an array nums containing n + 1 integers where each integer is between 1 and n (inclusive), prove that at least one duplicate number must exist. Assume that there is only one duplicate number, find the duplicate one.

Example 1:

Input: [1,3,4,2,2]
Output: 2

Example 2:

Input: [3,1,3,4,2]
Output: 3

Note:

  1. You must not modify the array (assume the array is read only).
  2. You must use only constant, O(1) extra space.
  3. Your runtime complexity should be less than O(n2).
  4. There is only one duplicate number in the array, but it could be repeated more than once.

Solution1: Binary Search

Time complexity: O(nlogn)

Space complexity: O(1)

Find the smallest m such that len(nums <= m) > m, which means m is the duplicate number.

In the sorted form [1, 2, …, m1, m2, m + 1, …, n]

There are m+1 numbers <= m

Solution: Linked list cycle

Convert the problem to find the entry point of the cycle in a linked list.

Take the number in the array as the index of next node.

[1,3,4,2,2]

0->1->3->2->4->2 cycle: 2->4->2

[3,1,3,4,2]

0->3->4->2->3->4->2 cycle 3->4->2->3

Time complexity: O(n)

Space complexity: O(1)

 

花花酱 LeetCode 445. Add Two Numbers II

Problem

You are given two non-empty linked lists representing two non-negative integers. The most significant digit comes first and each of their nodes contain a single digit. Add the two numbers and return it as a linked list.

You may assume the two numbers do not contain any leading zero, except the number 0 itself.

Follow up:
What if you cannot modify the input lists? In other words, reversing the lists is not allowed.

Example:

Input: (7 -> 2 -> 4 -> 3) + (5 -> 6 -> 4)
Output: 7 -> 8 -> 0 -> 7

Solution: Simulation

Using a stack to “reverse” the list. Simulate the addition digit by digit.

Time complexity: O(l1 + l2)

Space complexity: O(max(l1, l2))

C++

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花花酱 LeetCode 641. Design Circular Deque

Problem

Design your implementation of the circular double-ended queue (deque).
Your implementation should support following operations:

  • MyCircularDeque(k): Constructor, set the size of the deque to be k.
  • insertFront(): Adds an item at the front of Deque. Return true if the operation is successful.
  • insertLast(): Adds an item at the rear of Deque. Return true if the operation is successful.
  • deleteFront(): Deletes an item from the front of Deque. Return true if the operation is successful.
  • deleteLast(): Deletes an item from the rear of Deque. Return true if the operation is successful.
  • getFront(): Gets the front item from the Deque. If the deque is empty, return -1.
  • getRear(): Gets the last item from Deque. If the deque is empty, return -1.
  • isEmpty(): Checks whether Deque is empty or not.
  • isFull(): Checks whether Deque is full or not.

Example:

MyCircularDeque circularDeque = new MycircularDeque(3); // set the size to be 3
circularDeque.insertLast(1);			// return true
circularDeque.insertLast(2);			// return true
circularDeque.insertFront(3);			// return true
circularDeque.insertFront(4);			// return false, the queue is full
circularDeque.getRear();  				// return 32
circularDeque.isFull();				// return true
circularDeque.deleteLast();			// return true
circularDeque.insertFront(4);			// return true
circularDeque.getFront();				// return 4

Note:

  • All values will be in the range of [1, 1000].
  • The number of operations will be in the range of [1, 1000].
  • Please do not use the built-in Deque library.

Solution

Using head and tail to pointer to the head and the tail in the circular buffer.

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