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I’m trying to upload the editorial of a contest hosted by me. www.codechef.com/QBIT15. It seems I don’t have enough karma to post . What do I do?

CDIYPA01: Editorial

Author: rohit74

Tester :mkmukesh

Editorialist:mkmukesh

Difficulty:

Easy

PREREQUISITES:

Hashing or C++ STL knowledge about Map

PROBLEM

……

Solution:

If you are using simple sorting algorithm for this problem and then solving it for position then your code would take O(nlogn) time but if you want to utilize this problem then you can use map technique of C++ STL from using this technique you can solve this problem in O(n) time complexity. The code is given below that take O(n) time is:

#include<bits/stdc++.h>

using namespace std;

#define ll long long

int main()

{

map<ll int,int> m;

int t,i,n,count;

cin>>t;

while(t–)

{

cin>>n;

ll int ar[n];

count=0;

for(i=0;i<n;i++)

{

cin>>ar[i];

m[ar[i]]=0;

}

map<ll int,int>::iterator p=m.begin();

while(p!=m.end())

{

m[p->first]=++count;

p++;

}

for(i=0;i<n;i++)

cout<<m[ar[i]]<<" ";

cout<<endl;

}

}

CDIYPA02: Editorial

Author: rohit74

Tester :mkmukesh

Editorialist:mkmukesh

Difficulty:

Medium

PREREQUISITES:

Basic knowledge of sorting such as merge and quick sort

PROBLEM

……

Solution:

If you are using simply using loop concept then this problem take O(n^2) time complexity is worst time for finding such difference whose sum is equal to difference of any two elements but you can improve your source code running time complexity if you using merge sort O(nlogn) and binary search O(logn) in worst time. So, your code will take simply O(nlogn) time . the solution is given below:

#include<stdio.h>

void findPair(int [],int ,int);

void merge(int a[], int low, int mid, int high)

{

int b[10000];

int i = low, j = mid + 1, k = 0;

```
while (i <= mid && j <= high) {
if (a[i] <= a[j])
b[k++] = a[i++];
else
b[k++] = a[j++];
}
while (i <= mid)
b[k++] = a[i++];
while (j <= high)
b[k++] = a[j++];
k--;
while (k >= 0) {
a[low + k] = b[k];
k--;
}
```

}

void mergesort(int a[], int low, int high)

{

if (low < high) {

int m = (high + low)/2;

mergesort(a, low, m);

mergesort(a, m + 1, high);

merge(a, low, m, high);

}

}

int main(){

int t;

scanf("%d",&t);

while(t–){

int n;

scanf("%d",&n);

int a[n],i;

for(i=0;i<n;i++){

scanf("%d",&a[i]);

}

int sum=0;

for(i=0;i<n;i++){

int x=a[i];

int m=0,d=0;

while(x!=0){

d=x%10;

if(m<d)

m=d;

x=x/10;

}

sum+=m;

}

mergesort(a,0,n-1);

findPair(a,n,sum);

printf("\n");

}

return 0;

}

void findPair(int arr[], int size, int n)

{

// Initialize positions of two elements

int i = 0;

int j = 1;

```
// Search for a pair
while (i<size && j<size)
{
if (i != j && arr[j]-arr[i] == n)
{
printf("YES");
return;
}
else if (arr[j]-arr[i] < n)
j++;
else
i++;
}
printf("NO");
return;
```

}

CDIYPA03: Editorial

Author: rohit74

Tester :mkmukesh

Editorialist:mkmukesh

Difficulty:

Easy

PREREQUISITES:

basic knowledge of char array and binary number

PROBLEM

……

Solution:

This is quite simple problem in which you have simply take an char array and store remainder of a given number dividing by 2 till the number not gets zero. And finally you get char array in which numbers are in reverse order so, take an temp array in which reverse loop the first array and position the element in temp array from 0th to (n-1)th position. And finally according to given problem situation at position k flip 1 to 0 and 0 to 1. And then convert final binary number into decimal number . in all this process this take O(n) time complexity.

#include

using namespace std;

int main() {

int t;

cin>>t;

while(t–){

unsigned long long int n,k;

cin>>n>>k;

unsigned long long int b=0;

unsigned long long int i=1;

while(n!=0){

```
b=b+i*(n%2);
i=i*10;
n=n/2;
}
unsigned long long int arr[100000],second[100000];
i=0;
while(b!=0){
arr[i]=b%10;
b=b/10;
i++;
}
unsigned long long x=0;
for(int j=i-1;j>=0;j--){
second[x]=arr[j];
x++;
}
if(second[k-1]==0){
second[k-1]=1;
}
else if(second[k-1]==1){
second[k-1]=0;
}
unsigned long long int y=0;
i=1;
for(int j=x-1;j>=0;j--){
y=y+second[j]*i;
i=i*2;
}
cout<<y<<endl;
}
return 0;
```

}

CDIYPA04: Editorial

Author: rohit74

Tester :mkmukesh

Editorialist:mkmukesh

Difficulty:

Medium

PREREQUISITES:

Knowledge about recursion

PROBLEM

……

Solution:

The recursion technique sometimes is most appropriate than the iteration technique. Here according to given problem you have to use a recursive function:

int buff_master(int n,int k){

if(n==1){

return n;

}

else{

return (buff_master(n-1,k)+k-1)%n+1;

}

}

PVOC01: Editorial

Contest code: PEAS2021

Author: Pranavram V

Editorialist: Pranavram V

Difficulty: Easy

PREREQUISITES: Basic math

PROBLEM STATEMENT:

Niko and Miko are the daughters of Nike. The Greek goddess of Victory, As a result they are always competing over each other to achieve the ultimate goal: victory. Everyday they keep two challenges for each other which test and gauge their Physical and Mental strength. Today, after the physical challenge, Niko decided to test their abilities using a math problem. She gave Miko the following problem “You are given a set S consisting of non-negative powers of three. Consider the sequence of all non-empty subsets of S ordered by the value of the sum of their elements. You are also given a single element n. You are required to find the subset at the nth position in the sequence and print it in increasing order of its elements.”

Unknowing to Niko, Miko was actually weak at math compared to Niko and was scared she would lose. Help Miko to beat Niko in this challenge.

……

Solution:

It can be easily seen that the subset can be generated by print the ith element of the set S if the ith bit is set in the binary representation of n and not printing anything if the bit is not set.

Time Complexity : O(t*logn)

C++14 solution:

#include<bits/stdc++.h>

#define int long long int

#define fast ios_base::sync_with_stdio(false);cin.tie(NULL);cout.tie(NULL);

using namespace std;

int poww(int n,int p)

{

int power=1;

for(int i=0;i<p;i++)

{

power=power*n;

}

return power;

}

int32_t main()

{

fast;

int t;

cin>>t;

while(t–)

{

int n,cnt=0,x;

cin>>n;

vector v;

while(n)

{

x=n&1;

if(x)

{

v.push_back(poww(3,cnt));

}

n=n>>1;

cnt++;

}

cout<<v.size()<<’\n’;

for(int i=0;i<v.size();i++)

{

cout<<v[i]<<" ";

}

cout<<’\n’;

}

}

Python3 solution:

t = int(input())

while t > 0:

n = int(input())

a = []

for i in range(0, 40):

if n >> i & 1:

a.append(3 ** i)

print(len(a))

print(*a)

t -= 1