Array Manipulation

Problem Statement :

Starting with a 1-indexed array of zeros and a list of operations, for each operation add a value to each of the array element between two given indices, inclusive. Once all operations have been performed, return the maximum value in the array.

queries=[[1,5,3], [4,8,7], [6,9,1]]

Queries are interpreted as follows:

    a b k
    1 5 3
    4 8 7
    6 9 1

Add the values of k between the indices a and b inclusive:

index->	 1 2 3  4  5 6 7 8 9 10
	[0,0,0, 0, 0,0,0,0,0, 0]
	[3,3,3, 3, 3,0,0,0,0, 0]
	[3,3,3,10,10,7,7,7,0, 0]
	[3,3,3,10,10,8,8,8,1, 0]

The largest value is 10 after all operations are performed.

Function Description:

Complete the function arrayManipulation in the editor below.

arrayManipulation has the following parameters:

i   1. nt n - the number of elements in the array queries[q][3] - a two dimensional array of queries where each queries[i] contains three integers, a, b, and k.

     1. int - the maximum value in the resultant array

Input Format:

The first line contains two space-separated integers n and m, the size of the array and the number of operations.
Each of the next  lines contains three space-separated integers a, b and k, the left index, right index and summand.

    1.  3<=n<=10^7
    2.  1<=m<=2*10^5
    3.  1<=a,b<=n
    4.  0<=k<=10^9

Solution :


                            Solution in C :

In C:

#include <stdio.h>

long long arr[10000005];
long long diff[10000005];
int main(void)
    int a,b,k,n,m,i;
    long long max,val;
    	 arr[1] += k; 
    	  diff[b] -= k;
    	else if(b<n)
    	 diff[a-1] += k;
    	 diff[b] -= k;
    	else if(b==n)
    	 diff[a-1] += k;
    max = arr[1];
    val = arr[1];
      val += diff[i];
      if(val > max)
       max = val;
	return 0;

In C++:

#include <iostream>

using namespace std;
const int NMAX = 1e7+2;
long long a[NMAX];
int main()
    int n, m;
    cin >> n >> m;
    for(int i=1;i<=m;++i){
        int x, y, k;
        cin >> x >> y >> k;
        a[x] += k;
        a[y+1] -= k;
    long long x = 0,sol=-(1LL<<60);
    for(int i=1;i<=n;++i){
        x += a[i];
        sol = max(sol,x);
    return 0;

In Java:


public class Solution {

	public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
		new Solution().run();
	StreamTokenizer st;
	private void run() throws Exception {
		st = new StreamTokenizer(new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(;
		int n = nextInt();
		int m = nextInt();
		long[] a = new long[n + 1];
		for (int i = 0; i < m; i++) {
			int l = nextInt() - 1;
			int r = nextInt();
			int v = nextInt();
			a[l] += v;
			a[r] -= v;
		long cur = 0;
		long max = 0;
		for (int i = 0; i < n; i++) {
			cur += a[i];
			max = Math.max(max, cur);

	private int nextInt() throws Exception {
		return (int) st.nval;

In Python 3:

N,M = [int(_) for _ in input().split(' ')]

Is = {}
for m in range(M) :
    a,b,k = [int(_) for _ in input().strip().split(' ')]
    if k == 0 :
    Is[a] = Is.get(a,0) + k
    Is[b+1] = Is.get(b+1,0) - k
m,v = 0,0
for i in sorted(Is) :
    v += Is[i]
    if v > m :
        m = v


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