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HackerRank Çözümleri – Super Reduced String

HackerRank içerisinde bulunan “Super Reduced String” sorusunun açıklaması ve çözümü. Bu soruda size verilen bir string‘in içerisinde, yan yana olan aynı karakterlerin silinerek elde edilebilecek son string’i bulmanız isteniyor.

► HackerRank – Super Reduced String: https://www.hackerrank.com/challenges/reduced-string/problem

► Problem açıklaması:

Reduce a string of lowercase characters in range ascii[‘a’..’z’]by doing a series of operations. In each operation, select a pair of adjacent letters that match, and delete them.

Delete as many characters as possible using this method and return the resulting string. If the final string is empty, return Empty String


s = “aab”

aab shortens to b in one operation: remove the adjacent a characters.

s = “abba”

Remove the two ‘b’ characters leaving ‘aa’. Remove the two ‘a’ characters to leave ”. Return ‘Empty String’.

Function Description

Complete the superReducedString function in the editor below.

superReducedString has the following parameter(s):

string s: a string to reduce


string: the reduced string or Empty String

Sample Input 0


Sample Output 0


Explanation 0

Perform the following sequence of operations to get the final string:

aaabccddd → abccddd → abddd → abd

Sample Input 1


Sample Output 1

Empty String

Explanation 1 aa → Empty String

Sample Input 2


Sample Output 2

Empty String

Explanation 2

baab → bb → Empty String