# Generate a Bitonic array starting with N and adjacent difference of K

• Difficulty Level : Expert
• Last Updated : 06 Jul, 2021

Given two integers N and K, the task is to generate a bitonic array where the first element is N and every element is at the difference of K.
Examples:

Input: N = 10, K = 5
Output: 10 5 0 5 10
Input: N = 16, K = 5
Output: 16 11 6 1 -4 1 6 11 16

Approach: The idea is to use recursion to solve this problem. As stated in the problem, the first element of the bitonic array is N. Therefore, append it into the array and solve for the N. Below is the recursive function definition:

• Base Case: When the value of N is less than equal to 0, Then return 1 because now the values will increase.
• Recursive Case: If the value of the N is greater than , Then append N – K and recursively call for the N – K and finally append N.

Below is the implementation of the above approach:

## C++

 `// C++ implementation to generate a``// Bitonic array where consecutive``// elements are at difference of K` `#include ``using` `namespace` `std;` `// Recursive function to generate a``// Bitonic array where consecutive``// elements are at the difference of K``int` `decreseq(``int` `n, ``int` `k)``{``    ``// Recursively call until N > 0``    ``if` `(n > 0) {``        ` `        ``// Print decreasing sequence``        ``cout << n - k << ``" "``;``        ``decreseq(n - k, k);``    ``}``    ` `    ``// if N less than 0 then``    ``// particular function return 1``    ``if` `(n <= 0)``        ``return` `1;``        ` `    ``// Print increasing sequence``    ``cout << n << ``" "``;``    ``return` `1;``}` `// Driver Code``int` `main()``{``    ``int` `n = 10, k = 5;``    ``cout << n << ``" "``;``    ``decreseq(n, k);``    ``return` `0;``}`

## Java

 `// Java implementation to generate a``// Bitonic array where consecutive``// elements are at difference of K``import` `java.util.*;``class` `GFG{`` ` `// Recursive function to generate a``// Bitonic array where consecutive``// elements are at the difference of K``static` `int` `decreseq(``int` `n, ``int` `k)``{``    ``// Recursively call until N > 0``    ``if` `(n > ``0``)``    ``{``         ` `        ``// Print decreasing sequence``        ``System.out.print(n - k + ``" "``);``        ``decreseq(n - k, k);``    ``}``     ` `    ``// if N less than 0 then``    ``// particular function return 1``    ``if` `(n <= ``0``)``        ``return` `1``;``         ` `    ``// Print increasing sequence``    ``System.out.print(n + ``" "``);``    ``return` `1``;``}`` ` `// Driver Code``public` `static` `void` `main(String[] args)``{``    ``int` `n = ``10``, k = ``5``;``    ``System.out.print(n+ ``" "``);``    ``decreseq(n, k);``}``}` `// This code is contributed by sapnasingh4991`

## Python3

 `# Python3 implementation to generate a``# Bitonic array where consecutive``# elements are at difference of K` `# Recursive function to generate a``# Bitonic array where consecutive``# elements are at the difference of K``def` `decreseq(n, k):` `    ``# Recursively call until N > 0``    ``if` `(n > ``0``):``        ` `        ``# Print decreasing sequence``        ``print``(n ``-` `k, end ``=` `" "``);``        ``decreseq(n ``-` `k, k);``    ` `    ``# if N less than 0 then``    ``# particular function return 1``    ``if` `(n <``=` `0``):``        ``return` `1``;``        ` `    ``# Print increasing sequence``    ``print``(n, end ``=` `" "``);``    ``return` `1``;` `# Driver Code``n ``=` `10``; k ``=` `5``;``print``(n, end ``=` `" "``);``decreseq(n, k);` `# This code is contributed by Code_Mech`

## C#

 `// C# implementation to generate a``// Bitonic array where consecutive``// elements are at difference of K``using` `System;` `class` `GFG{` `// Recursive function to generate a``// Bitonic array where consecutive``// elements are at the difference of K``static` `int` `decreseq(``int` `n, ``int` `k)``{``    ` `    ``// Recursively call until N > 0``    ``if` `(n > 0)``    ``{``        ` `        ``// Print decreasing sequence``        ``Console.Write(n - k + ``" "``);``        ``decreseq(n - k, k);``    ``}``    ` `    ``// If N less than 0 then``    ``// particular function return 1``    ``if` `(n <= 0)``        ``return` `1;``        ` `    ``// Print increasing sequence``    ``Console.Write(n + ``" "``);``    ``return` `1;``}` `// Driver Code``public` `static` `void` `Main(String[] args)``{``    ``int` `n = 10, k = 5;``    ` `    ``Console.Write(n + ``" "``);``    ` `    ``decreseq(n, k);``}``}` `// This code is contributed by gauravrajput1`

## Javascript

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Output:

`10 5 0 5 10`

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