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Discussion on: And then the interviewer asks, "Can you do this with less code?"

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Well yes, but worst case of hash tables is linear. If you don't mind the space you can create an auxiliar array and mark the positions. This is the "same" idea used in the hash table but it guarantees a O(n) solution. This solution requires O(n) extra space complexity, but hash table in worst case is also O(n) ( when all numbers are different)

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