Given a number print the immediate smallest number formed by re-arranging the digits of a given number.
Print “Not Possible” if it is not possible to get the smallest number.
Input : n = 1234
Output : Not Possible
Input : n = 3544
Output : 3454
Input : n = 2536
Output : 2365
Source :D-e-Shaw Interview Experience
This problem is a variation of this article. In this article we have to find the immediate smallest number, So idea is to traverse the number from last and if we find (i-1)th digit greater than (i)th digit, then store this index. Then find the greatest digit on the right side of (index-1)’th digit that is smaller than digits[index-1] and swap them. After that sort the digits after (index-1)th digit in descending order.
Below is the implementation of above approach :
Immediate Smaller No. is 2365
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