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Range Question

Revision en2, by gXa, 2019-12-12 11:46:48

A list of strings of lowercase English alphabets is given.

It is followed by a list of operations, where each operation is denoted by

(a, b, c): append character c to all elements in the range a to b

c can be of three types (#,$,%), and if c is already appended to an element, adding again won't affect.

We need to find minimum number of operations required actually to get the final output.

Note: All operations must be done in the given order. We can decide to skip it or not.

Given list of strings: a, b, c, d


1. 1 2 $

2. 1 4 $

Output: 1

It is because 2 would bring the final output itself.


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