i don’t understand the second simple.

input:

5

1 3 1 1 1

output:

4

Example 2: First 3 players misheard the message or whispered it wrongly.

help me,thank you.

i don’t understand the second simple.

input:

5

1 3 1 1 1

output:

4

Example 2: First 3 players misheard the message or whispered it wrongly.

help me,thank you.

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it’s actually quite simple, i’ll explain this in boolean expression, but maybe you need different kind of approach as the limit is too big for this approach

5 1 3 1 1 1

5->1 both false

1->3 both false, but 1 has been counted

3->1 both false, but 3 has been counted

1->1 both true

1->1 both true

so in the end :

[false] [false] [false] [false] [true] [true]

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read the problem statement carefully

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Whats wrong with this solution after submitting it is showing wrong answer. Anyone please help.