Given a string of lowercase letters and a number K. The task is to reduce it by removing the characters which appears strictly less than K times in the string.
Input : str = "geeksforgeeks", K = 2 Output : geeksgeeks Input : str = "geeksforgeeks", K = 3 Output : eeee
- Create a hash table of 26 indexes, where 0th index representing ‘a’ and 1th index represent ‘b’ and so on to store the frequency of each of the characters in the input string. Initialize this hash table to zero.
- Iterate through the string and increment the frequency of each character in the hash table. That is, hash[str[i]-‘a’]++.
- Now create a new empty string and once again traverse through the input string and append only those characters in the new string whose frequency in the hash table is more than or equal to k and skip those which appears less than k times.
Below is the implementation of the above approach:
Time Complexity: O(N), where N is the length of the given string.
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