**Look and Say - Amazon Top Interview Questions**

### Problem Statement :

The "look and say" sequence is defined as follows: beginning with the term 1, each subsequent term visually describes the digits appearing in the previous term. The first few terms are as follows: 1 11 <- 1 one 21 <- 2 ones 1211 <- 1 two, 1 one 111221 <- 1 one, 1 two, 2 ones 312211 <- 3 ones, 2 twos, 1 one Given an integer n, return the nth term of this sequence as a string. Constraints 1 ≤ n ≤ 40 Example 1 Input n = 3 Output "21" Example 2 Input n = 4 Output "1211" Example 3 Input n = 5 Output "111221"

### Solution :

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Solution in C++ :
string solve(int n) {
string s = "1", t;
for (int i = 1; i < n; i++) {
for (int j = 0, k = 0; j < s.size();) {
char c = s[k];
k++;
while (k < s.size() && s[k] == s[k - 1]) k++;
t.append(to_string(k - j));
t.push_back(c);
j = k;
}
t.swap(s);
t.clear();
}
return s;
}
```

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Solution in Python :
class Solution:
def solve(self, n):
s = "1"
for _ in range(n - 1):
temp = ""
for x, y in groupby(s):
temp += str(len(list(y))) + x
s = temp
return s
```

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