Kth odd number in an array

Given an array arr[] and an integer K, the task is to find the Kth odd element from the given array.

Examples:

Input: arr[] = {1, 2, 3, 4, 5}, K = 2
Output: 3
3 is the 2nd odd element from the given array



Input: arr[] = {2, 4, 6, 18}, K = 5
Output: -1
There are no odd elements in the given array.

Approach: Traverse the array element by element and for every odd element encountered, decrement the value k by 1. If the value of k becomes equal to 0 then print the current element. Else after the traversal of the complete array, if the value of k is > 0 then print -1 as the total number of odd elements in the array are < k.

Below is the implementation of the above approach:

C++

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// C++ implementation of the approach
#include <iostream>
using namespace std;
  
// Function to return the kth odd element
// from the array
int kthOdd(int arr[], int n, int k)
{
  
    // Traverse the array
    for (int i = 0; i <= n; i++) 
    {
  
        // If current element is odd
        if ((arr[i] % 2) == 1)
            k--;
  
        // If kth odd element is found
        if (k == 0)
            return arr[i];
    }
  
    // Total odd elements in the array are < k
    return -1;
}
  
// Driver code
int main()
{
    int arr[] = { 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 };
    int n = sizeof(arr)/sizeof(arr[0]);
    int k = 2;
    cout << (kthOdd(arr, n, k));
    return 0;
}
  
// This code is contributed by jit_t

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Java

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// Java implementation of the approach
public class GFG {
  
    // Function to return the kth odd element
    // from the array
    static int kthOdd(int arr[], int n, int k)
    {
  
        // Traverse the array
        for (int i = 0; i < n; i++) {
  
            // If current element is odd
            if (arr[i] % 2 == 1)
                k--;
  
            // If kth odd element is found
            if (k == 0)
                return arr[i];
        }
  
        // Total odd elements in the array are < k
        return -1;
    }
  
    // Driver code
    public static void main(String args[])
    {
        int arr[] = { 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 };
        int n = arr.length;
        int k = 2;
        System.out.print(kthOdd(arr, n, k));
    }
}

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# Python3 implementation of the approach
  
# Function to return the kth odd 
# element from the array
def kthOdd (arr, n, k):
  
    # Traverse the array
    for i in range(n):
  
        # If current element is odd
        if (arr[i] % 2 == 1):
            k -= 1;
  
        # If kth odd element is found
        if (k == 0):
            return arr[i];
  
    # Total odd elements in the 
    # array are < k
    return -1;
  
# Driver code
arr = [ 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ];
n = len(arr); 
k = 2;
print(kthOdd(arr, n, k));
  
# This code is contributed by mits

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// C# implementation of the approach
using System;
  
class GFG 
{
  
    // Function to return the kth odd element
    // from the array
    static int kthOdd(int []arr, int n, int k)
    {
  
        // Traverse the array
        for (int i = 0; i < n; i++) 
        {
  
            // If current element is odd
            if (arr[i] % 2 == 1)
                k--;
  
            // If kth odd element is found
            if (k == 0)
                return arr[i];
        }
  
        // Total odd elements in the array are < k
        return -1;
    }
  
    // Driver code
    public static void Main()
    {
        int []arr = { 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 };
        int n = arr.Length;
        int k = 2;
        Console.WriteLine(kthOdd(arr, n, k));
    }
}
  
// This code is contributed by SoM15242

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<?php
// PHP implementation of the approach
  
// Function to return the kth odd 
// element from the array
function kthOdd ($arr, $n, $k)
{
  
    // Traverse the array
    for ($i = 0; $i < $n; $i++)
    {
  
        // If current element is odd
        if ($arr[$i] % 2 == 1)
            $k--;
  
        // If kth odd element is found
        if ($k == 0)
            return $arr[$i];
    }
  
    // Total odd elements in the 
    // array are < k
    return -1;
}
  
// Driver code
$arr = array( 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 );
$n = sizeof($arr); 
$k = 2;
echo (kthOdd($arr, $n, $k));
  
// This code is contributed by ajit..
?>

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Output:

3


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