Given a number n, the task is to find the largest perfect cube that can be formed by deleting minimum digits(possibly 0) from the number.
X is called a perfect cube if X = Y3 for some Y.
Input : 4125 Output : 125 Explanation 125 = 53. We can form 125 by deleting digit 4 from 4125 Input : 876 Output :8 Explanation 8 = 23. We can form 8 by deleting digits 7 and 6 from 876
We can generate cubes of all numbers till from 1 to N1/3 (We don’t consider 0 as 0 is not considered as a perfect cube). We iterate the cubes from largest to the smallest.
Now if we look at the number n given to us, then we know that this number contains only log(n) + 1 digits, thus we can efficiently approach the problem if we treat this number n as a string hereafter.
While iterating on the perfect cubes, we check if the perfect cube is a subsequence of the number n when its represented as a string.If this is the case then the deletions required for changing the number n to the current perfect cube is:
No of deleted digits = No of digits in number n - Number of digits in current perfect cube
Since we want the largest cube number we traverse the array of preprocessed cubes in reverse order.
Largest Cube that can be formed from 4125 is 125 Largest Cube that can be formed from 876 is 8
Time Complexity of the above algorithm is O(N1/3log(N) log(N) is due to the fact that the number of digits in N are Log(N) + 1.
- Find the largest number that can be formed by changing at most K digits
- Find maximum number that can be formed using digits of a given number
- Find the largest after deleting the given elements
- Find the k largest numbers after deleting the given elements
- Find the Largest number with given number of digits and sum of digits
- Find largest number smaller than N with same set of digits
- Minimum sum of two numbers formed from digits of an array
- Largest number in an array that is not a perfect cube
- Largest perfect cube number in an Array
- Find the count of numbers that can be formed using digits 3, 4 only and having length at max N.
- Greatest number less than equal to B that can be formed from the digits of A
- Check if the number formed by the last digits of N numbers is divisible by 10 or not
- Recursive sum of digits of a number formed by repeated appends
- Largest even number that can be formed by any number of swaps
- Minimum number of digits to be removed so that no two consecutive digits are same
If you like GeeksforGeeks and would like to contribute, you can also write an article using contribute.geeksforgeeks.org or mail your article to email@example.com. See your article appearing on the GeeksforGeeks main page and help other Geeks.
Please Improve this article if you find anything incorrect by clicking on the "Improve Article" button below.