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Sort hotel list challenge

Problem statement Given a set of hotels and its guests reviews, sort the hotels based on a list of words specified by a user. The criteria to sort the hotels should be how many times the words specified by the user is mentioned in the hotel reviews. Input The first . . . Read more

Delta encoding challenge

Problem statement Given a list of numbers, e.g.:

Output a delta encoding for the sequence. In a delta encoding, the first element is reproduced as is. Each subsequent element is represented as the numeric difference from the element before it. E.g. for the sequence above, the delta encoding would . . . Read more

Sum of 2 numbers in an array

Problem statement Identify whether there exists a pair of numbers in an array such that their sum is equal to . Input The first line contains one integer , which is the sum we are trying to find. The second line contains one integer , which is the length of . . . Read more

Polygons challenge

Problem statement Identify whether four sides (given by four integers) can form a square, a rectangle, or neither. Input You will receive an list of strings, each containing four space-separated integers, which represent the length of the sides of a polygon. The input lines will follow the ‘A B C . . . Read more

Binary Search Tree to sorted doubly-linked list

Problem statement Given the root of a Binary Search Tree (BST), convert the BST to a sorted doubly linked list in-place. BST is formed only on left and right pointers. prev and next pointers are unassigned initially. Initialise prev and next pointers of Node for creating a doubly-linked list. BST . . . Read more

The maximum continuous and non-continuous subarray challenge

Problem statement Given an array of elements, find the maximum possible sum of a 1. Contiguous subarray 2. Non-contiguous (not necessarily contiguous) subarray. Empty subarrays/subsequences should not be considered. Input Format First line of the input has an integer . cases follow. Each test case begins with an integer . . . . Read more