Problem Link:- https://www.codechef.com/ZCOPRAC/problems/ZCO17001

I have been trying hard to come up with a solution to this problem but I am unable to formulate the DP equation. Can someone please explain the approach for the problem along with the DP relation (plus a pseudo code is highly appreciated)?

My solution

For this I am using a freq array, it is a count array whos `ith`

element stores the number of pair whos sum is `i`

What I am doing is first generating sum of all pairs till `i`

and then updating the values in my freq array. Now for every pair, I just subtract its sum from `T`

and find number of occurrences of that in my freq array. Also some slight optimizations for example every element of the array is greater than `1`

so I am only storing numbers which are `<= T - 3`

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Hope this is helpful.

Can you please explain the logic behind your solution?

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