Given a binary string str, the task is to print the numbers of steps required to convert it to one by the following operations:
- If ‘S’ is odd add 1 to it.
- If ‘S’ is even divide it by 2.
Input: str = “1001001”
Input: str = “101110”
Number ‘101110’ is even, after dividing it by 2 we get an odd number ‘10111’ so we will add 1 to it. Then we’ll get ‘11000’ which is even and can be divide three times continuously in a row and get ’11’ which is odd, adding 1 to it will give us ‘100’ which is even and can be divided 2 times in a row. As, a result we get 1.
So 8 times the above two operations were required in this number.
Below is the step by step algorithm to solve this problem:
- Initialize the string S as a binary number.
- If the size of the binary is 1, then the required number of actions will be 0.
- If the last digit is 0, then its an even number so one operation is required to divide it by 2.
- After encountering 1, traverse till you get 0, with every digit one operation will take place.
- After encountering 0 after 1 while traversing, replace 0 by 1 and start from step 4 again.
Below is the implementation of above algorithm:
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