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Find the node whose xor with x gives minimum value
• Difficulty Level : Medium
• Last Updated : 16 Apr, 2021

Given a tree, and the weights of all the nodes and an integer x, the task is to find a node i such that weight[i] xor x is minimum.
Examples:

Input: x = 15
Output:
Node 1: 5 xor 15 = 10
Node 2: 10 xor 15 = 5
Node 3: 11 xor 15 = 4
Node 4: 8 xor 15 = 7
Node 5: 6 xor 15 = 9

Approach: Perform dfs on the tree and keep track of the node whose weighted xor with x gives the minimum value.
Below is the implementation of above approach:

## C++

 `// C++ implementation of the approach``#include ``using` `namespace` `std;` `int` `minimum = INT_MAX, x, ans;` `vector<``int``> graph;``vector<``int``> weight(100);` `// Function to perform dfs to find``// the minimum xored value``void` `dfs(``int` `node, ``int` `parent)``{``    ``// If current value is less than``    ``// the current minimum``    ``if` `(minimum > (weight[node] ^ x)) {``        ``minimum = weight[node] ^ x;``        ``ans = node;``    ``}``    ``for` `(``int` `to : graph[node]) {``        ``if` `(to == parent)``            ``continue``;``        ``dfs(to, node);``    ``}``}` `// Driver code``int` `main()``{``    ``x = 15;` `    ``// Weights of the node``    ``weight = 5;``    ``weight = 10;``    ``weight = 11;``    ``weight = 8;``    ``weight = 6;` `    ``// Edges of the tree``    ``graph.push_back(2);``    ``graph.push_back(3);``    ``graph.push_back(4);``    ``graph.push_back(5);` `    ``dfs(1, 1);` `    ``cout << ans;` `    ``return` `0;``}`

## Java

 `// Java implementation of the approach``import` `java.util.*;``import` `java.lang.*;` `class` `GFG``{` `    ``static` `int` `minimum = Integer.MAX_VALUE, x, ans;` `    ``@SuppressWarnings``(``"unchecked"``)``    ``static` `Vector[] graph = ``new` `Vector[``100``];``    ``static` `int``[] weight = ``new` `int``[``100``];` `    ``// This block is executed even before main() function``    ``// This is necessary otherwise this program will``    ``// throw "NullPointerException"``    ``static``    ``{``        ``for` `(``int` `i = ``0``; i < ``100``; i++)``            ``graph[i] = ``new` `Vector<>();``    ``}` `    ``// Function to perform dfs to find``    ``// the minimum xored value``    ``static` `void` `dfs(``int` `node, ``int` `parent)``    ``{` `        ``// If current value is less than``        ``// the current minimum``        ``if` `(minimum > (weight[node] ^ x))``        ``{``            ``minimum = weight[node] ^ x;``            ``ans = node;``        ``}``        ``for` `(``int` `to : graph[node])``        ``{``            ``if` `(to == parent)``                ``continue``;``            ``dfs(to, node);``        ``}``    ``}` `    ``// Driver Code``    ``public` `static` `void` `main(String[] args)``    ``{``        ``x = ``15``;` `        ``// Weights of the node``        ``weight[``1``] = ``5``;``        ``weight[``2``] = ``10``;``        ``weight[``3``] = ``11``;``        ``weight[``4``] = ``8``;``        ``weight[``5``] = ``6``;` `        ``// Edges of the tree``        ``graph[``1``].add(``2``);``        ``graph[``2``].add(``3``);``        ``graph[``2``].add(``4``);``        ``graph[``1``].add(``5``);` `        ``dfs(``1``, ``1``);` `        ``System.out.println(ans);``    ``}``}` `// This code is contributed by SHUBHAMSINGH10`

## C#

 `// C# implementation of the approach``using` `System;``using` `System.Collections.Generic;` `class` `GFG``{` `static` `int` `minimum = ``int``.MaxValue, x, ans;` `static` `List> graph = ``new` `List>();``static` `List<``int``> weight = ``new` `List<``int``>();`  `// Function to perform dfs to find``// the minimum value``static` `void` `dfs(``int` `node, ``int` `parent)``{``    ``// If current value is less than``    ``// the current minimum``    ``if` `(minimum > (weight[node] ^ x))``    ``{``        ``minimum = weight[node] ^ x;``        ``ans = node;``    ``}``        ` `    ``for` `(``int` `i = 0; i < graph[node].Count; i++)``    ``{``        ``if` `(graph[node][i] == parent)``            ``continue``;``        ``dfs(graph[node][i], node);``    ``}``}` `// Driver code``public` `static` `void` `Main()``{``    ``x = 15;` `    ``// Weights of the node``    ``weight.Add(0);``    ``weight.Add(5);``    ``weight.Add(10);``    ``weight.Add(11);;``    ``weight.Add(8);``    ``weight.Add(6);``    ` `    ``for``(``int` `i = 0; i < 100; i++)``    ``graph.Add(``new` `List<``int``>());` `    ``// Edges of the tree``    ``graph.Add(2);``    ``graph.Add(3);``    ``graph.Add(4);``    ``graph.Add(5);` `    ``dfs(1, 1);``    ``Console.Write( ans);``}``}` `// This code is contributed by SHUBHAMSINGH10`

## Python3

 `# Python implementation of the approach``from` `sys ``import` `maxsize` `minimum, x, ans ``=` `maxsize, ``None``, ``None` `graph ``=` `[[] ``for` `i ``in` `range``(``100``)]``weight ``=` `[``0``] ``*` `100` `# Function to perform dfs to find``# the minimum xored value``def` `dfs(node, parent):``    ``global` `x, ans, graph, weight, minimum` `    ``# If current value is less than``    ``# the current minimum``    ``if` `minimum > weight[node] ^ x:``        ``minimum ``=` `weight[node] ^ x``        ``ans ``=` `node` `    ``for` `to ``in` `graph[node]:``        ``if` `to ``=``=` `parent:``            ``continue``        ``dfs(to, node)` `# Driver Code``if` `__name__ ``=``=` `"__main__"``:` `    ``x ``=` `15` `    ``# Weights of the node``    ``weight[``1``] ``=` `5``    ``weight[``2``] ``=` `10``    ``weight[``3``] ``=` `11``    ``weight[``4``] ``=` `8``    ``weight[``5``] ``=` `6` `    ``# Edges of the tree``    ``graph[``1``].append(``2``)``    ``graph[``2``].append(``3``)``    ``graph[``2``].append(``4``)``    ``graph[``1``].append(``5``)` `    ``dfs(``1``, ``1``)` `    ``print``(ans)` `# This code is contributed by``# sanjeev2552`

## Javascript

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Output:
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