Happy Coding

This blog is for my memorandum.

Happy Coding

This blog is for my memorandum

Intersection

problem

Write a program to find the node at which the intersection of two singly linked lists begins. - If the two linked lists have no intersection at all, return null.

  • The linked lists must retain their original structure after the function returns.
  • You may assume there are no cycles anywhere in the entire linked structure.
  • Your code should preferably run in O(n) time and use only O(1) memory.

how to solve

Firstly, I calculate the length of two linked list and advance the pointer by the difference in lengths. Secondly, traverse on each linked list until the pointers are the same.

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