**Cut Palindrome - Amazon Top Interview Questions**

### Problem Statement :

Given two strings a and b of equal length, return whether it is possible to cut both strings at a common point such that the first part of a and the second part of b form a palindrome. Constraints n ≤ 100,000 where n is the length of a and b Example 1 Input a = "cat" b = "pac" Output True Explanation If we cut the strings into "c" + "at" and "p" + "ac", then "c" + "ac" is a palindrome. Example 2 Input a = "iceboat" b = "racecar" Output True Explanation If we cut the strings into "" + "iceboat" and "" + "racecar", then "" + "racecar" is a palindrome.

### Solution :

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Solution in C++ :
bool chk(string s, int i, int j) {
while (i <= j) {
if (s[i] != s[j]) break;
i++;
j--;
}
if (i > j)
return 1;
else
return 0;
}
bool solve(string a, string b) {
int n = a.size();
if (n < 2) return 1;
int i = 0, j = n - 1;
while (i <= j) {
if (a[i] != b[j]) break;
i++;
j--;
}
if (i > j) return 1;
return chk(a, i, j) || chk(b, i, j);
}
```

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Solution in Python :
class Solution:
def solve(self, a, b):
n, i = len(a), 0
while i < n // 2 and a[i] == b[~i]:
i += 1
if all(a[j] == a[~j] for j in range(i, n // 2)):
return True
if all(b[j] == b[~j] for j in range(i, n // 2)):
return True
return False
```

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