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GATE | GATE CS 2021 | Set 1 | Question 20
  • Last Updated : 24 May, 2021

A binary search tree T contains n distinct elements. What is the time complexity of picking an element in T that is smaller than the maximum element in T?
(A) Θ(nlogn)
(B) Θ(n)
(C) Θ(logn)
(D) Θ(1)

Answer: (D)

Explanation: Pick any two element from the root, and return minimum of these two.

So, time is Θ(1).

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