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• 389 Find the Difference
• 390 Elimination Game
• 391 Perfect Rectangle
• 392 Is Subsequence
• 393 UTF-8 Validation
• 394 Decode String
• 395 Longest Substring with At Least K Repeating Characters
• 396 Rotate Function
• 397 Integer Replacement
• 398 Random Pick Index
• 399 Evaluate Division
1. Find the Difference

Given two strings s and t which consist of only lowercase letters.

String t is generated by random shuffling string s and then add one more letter at a random position.

Find the letter that was added in t.

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### 390. Elimination Game

There is a list of sorted integers from 1 to n. Starting from left to right, remove the first number and every other number afterward until you reach the end of the list.

Repeat the previous step again, but this time from right to left, remove the right most number and every other number from the remaining numbers.

We keep repeating the steps again, alternating left to right and right to left, until a single number remains.

Find the last number that remains starting with a list of length n.

Example:

• 若是从左到右，发现 left + (right - left) // step * step == right，则需要更新右端点。
• 若从右到左，right - (right - left) // step * step == left 则更新左端点。
• 上面的//是整除的意思

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### 391. Perfect Rectangle

Given N axis-aligned rectangles where N > 0, determine if they all together form an exact cover of a rectangular region.

Each rectangle is represented as a bottom-left point and a top-right point. For example, a unit square is represented as [1,1,2,2]. (coordinate of bottom-left point is (1, 1) and top-right point is (2, 2)).

Example 1:

Example 2:

Example 3:

Example 4:

• 上图中蓝色的点只能出现1次
• 绿色的点有2个矩形的某个顶点一致
• 红色的有4个矩形某个顶点一致

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### 392. Is Subsequence

Given a string s and a string t, check if s is subsequence of t.

You may assume that there is only lower case English letters in both s and t. t is potentially a very long (length ~= 500,000) string, and s is a short string (<=100).

A subsequence of a string is a new string which is formed from the original string by deleting some (can be none) of the characters without disturbing the relative positions of the remaining characters. (ie, "ace" is a subsequence of "abcde" while "aec" is not).

Example 1: s = "abc", t = "ahbgdc"

Return true.

Example 2: s = "axc", t = "ahbgdc"

Return false.

Follow up: If there are lots of incoming S, say S1, S2, ... , Sk where k >= 1B, and you want to check one by one to see if T has its subsequence. In this scenario, how would you change your code?

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### 393. UTF-8 Validation

A character in UTF8 can be from 1 to 4 bytes long, subjected to the following rules:

1. For 1-byte character, the first bit is a 0, followed by its unicode code.
2. For n-bytes character, the first n-bits are all one's, the n+1 bit is 0, followed by n-1 bytes with most significant 2 bits being 10.

This is how the UTF-8 encoding would work:

Given an array of integers representing the data, return whether it is a valid utf-8 encoding.

Note: The input is an array of integers. Only the least significant 8 bits of each integer is used to store the data. This means each integer represents only 1 byte of data.

Example 1:

Example 2:

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### 394. Decode String

Given an encoded string, return it's decoded string.

The encoding rule is: k[encoded_string], where the encoded_string inside the square brackets is being repeated exactly k times. Note that k is guaranteed to be a positive integer.

You may assume that the input string is always valid; No extra white spaces, square brackets are well-formed, etc.

Furthermore, you may assume that the original data does not contain any digits and that digits are only for those repeat numbers, k. For example, there won't be input like 3a or 2[4].

Examples:

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### 395. Longest Substring with At Least K Repeating Characters

Find the length of the longest substring T of a given string (consists of lowercase letters only) such that every character in T appears no less than k times.

Example 1:

Example 2:

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### 396. Rotate Function

Given an array of integers A and let n to be its length.

Assume Bk to be an array obtained by rotating the array A k positions clock-wise, we define a "rotation function" F on A as follow:

F(k) = 0 * Bk[0] + 1 * Bk[1] + ... + (n-1) * Bk[n-1].

Calculate the maximum value of F(0), F(1), ..., F(n-1).

Note: n is guaranteed to be less than 105.

Example:

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### 397. Integer Replacement

Given a positive integer n and you can do operations as follow:

1. If n is even, replace n with _n_/2.
2. If n is odd, you can replace n with either _n_ + 1 or _n_ - 1.

What is the minimum number of replacements needed for n to become 1?

Example 1:

Example 2:

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• 1111->10000->1000->100->10->1
• 1111->1110->111->110->11->10->1

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### 398. Random Pick Index

Given an array of integers with possible duplicates, randomly output the index of a given target number. You can assume that the given target number must exist in the array.

Note: The array size can be very large. Solution that uses too much extra space will not pass the judge.

Example:

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### 399. Evaluate Division

Equations are given in the format A / B = k, where A and B are variables represented as strings, and k is a real number (floating point number). Given some queries, return the answers. If the answer does not exist, return -1.0.

Example: Given a / b = 2.0, b / c = 3.0. queries are: a / c = ?, b / a = ?, a / e = ?, a / a = ?, x / x = ? . return [6.0, 0.5, -1.0, 1.0, -1.0 ].

The input is: vector<pair<string, string>> equations, vector<double>& values, vector<pair<string, string>> queries , whereequations.size() == values.size(), and the values are positive. This represents the equations. Return vector<double>.

According to the example above:

The input is always valid. You may assume that evaluating the queries will result in no division by zero and there is no contradiction.

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