Hoppable - Amazon Top Interview Questions

Problem Statement :

Given an integer list nums where each number represents the maximum number of hops you can make, determine whether you can reach to the last index starting at index 0.


n ≤ 100,000 where n is the length of nums.

Example 1

nums = [1, 0, 0, 0]


Example 2

nums = [2, 4, 0, 1, 0]

We can jump from index 0 to 1, and then jump to the end.

Example 3
nums = [1, 1, 0, 1]
We can't go past index 2 of the array.

Solution :


                        Solution in C++ :

bool solve(vector<int>& nums) {
    int last = nums.size() - 1;
    for (int i = nums.size() - 1; i >= 0; --i) {
        if (i + nums[i] >= last) last = i;
    return last == 0;

                        Solution in Java :

import java.util.*;

class Solution {
    public boolean solve(int[] nums) {
        int reach = 0;
        for (int i = 0; i < nums.length; i++) {
            if (i > reach) {
                return false;
            reach = Math.max(reach, i + nums[i]);
        return true;

                        Solution in Python : 
class Solution:
    def solve(self, nums):

        n = len(nums)

        reach = 0
        for i, num in enumerate(nums):
            if i > reach:
                return False

            reach = max(reach, i + nums[i])
            if reach >= n - 1:
                return True

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