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Flip all K-bits of a given number
  • Difficulty Level : Expert
  • Last Updated : 26 Jan, 2021

Given two integers N and K, the task is to represent N in K bits and print the number obtained after flipping all the bits.

Examples:

Input:N = 1, K = 32
Output: 4294967294
Explanation:
1 in K(= 32) bit representation is (00000000000000000000000000000001)2.
Flipping all the bits modifies N to (11111111111111111111111111111110)2 = (4294967294)10.

Input: N = 0, K = 32
Output: 4294967295

Approach: Follow the steps below to solve the problem:



  • Find the value of (1 << (K – 1)) – 1, say X.
  • Finally, print the value of (X – N).

Below is the implementation of the above approach:

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// C++ Program for the above approach
 
#include <bits/stdc++.h>
using namespace std;
 
// Function to flip all K-bits
// of an unsigned number N
void flippingBits(unsigned long N,
                  unsigned long K)
{
 
    // Stores (2 ^ K) - 1
    unsigned long X = (1 << (K - 1)) - 1;
 
    // Update N
    N = X - N;
 
    // Print the answer
    cout << N;
}
 
// Driver Code
int main()
{
    unsigned long N = 1, K = 8;
    flippingBits(N, K);
 
    return 0;
}

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// Java program for the above approach
import java.util.*;
 
class GFG{
 
// Function to flip all K-bits
// of an unsigned number N
static void flippingBits(long N,
                         long K)
{
     
    // Stores (2 ^ K) - 1
    long X = (1 << (K - 1)) - 1;
     
    // Update N
    N = X - N;
     
    // Print the answer
    System.out.print(N);
}
 
// Driver Code
public static void main(String[] args)
{
    long N = 1, K = 8;
     
    flippingBits(N, K);
}
}
 
// This code is contributed by shikhasingrajput

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# Python3 Program for the above approach
 
# Function to flip all K-bits
# of an unsigned number N
def flippingBits(N, K):
 
    # Stores (2 ^ K) - 1
    X = (1 << (K - 1)) - 1
 
    # Update N
    N = X - N
 
    # Print the answer
    print(N)
 
# Driver Code
if __name__ == '__main__':
    N, K = 1, 8
    flippingBits(N, K)
 
    # This code is contribute by mohit kumar 29

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// C# program for the above approach
using System;
 
class GFG{
 
// Function to flip all K-bits
// of an unsigned number N
static void flippingBits(int N, int K)
{
     
    // Stores (2 ^ K) - 1
    int X = (1 << (K - 1)) - 1;
 
    // Update N
    N = X - N;
 
    // Print the answer
    Console.Write(N);
}
 
// Driver Code
public static void Main(string[] args)
{
    int N = 1, K = 8;
     
    flippingBits(N, K);
}
}
 
// This code is contributed by chitranayal

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Output: 

126

 

Time Complexity: O(1)
Auxiliary Space: O(1)

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