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Given a list of numbers ( fixed list) Now given any other
list, how can you efficiently find out if there is any
element in the second list that is an element of the
first list (fixed list)

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Given a list of numbers ( fixed list) Now given any other list, how can you efficiently find out if..

Answer / ajay

@Karan Verma
as stated in the question, you can not sort the first list
(fixed list)

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Given a list of numbers ( fixed list) Now given any other list, how can you efficiently find out if..

Answer / karan verma

Above method will be most efficient in terms of time
complexity that is O(n).
If we desire space complexity O(1)

--> sort the two lists O(nlogn)
--> find the missing no. O(n)

O(n+nlogn)=O(nlogn)
space complexity=O(1)

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Given a list of numbers ( fixed list) Now given any other list, how can you efficiently find out if..

Answer / raghuram.a

Use a hash table for storing the no.s of 1st list.
now using hash function check whether there is a no. of 2nd
list in the 1st list.(no. of comparisons=no. of elements in
the list!!efficient?)

Is This Answer Correct ?    7 Yes 5 No

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