# Daily Coding Challenge #152

This is a series of Daily Coding Challenge. Each day I show a few solutions written in C++. The questions are from coding practice/contest sites such as HackerRank, LeetCode, Codeforces, Atcoder and etc.

``````/*
Educational Codeforces Round 96 (Rated for Div. 2) - A. Number of Apartments
https://codeforces.com/contest/1430/problem/A
*/

#include <bits/stdc++.h>
using namespace std;

typedef long long ll;
typedef pair<int, int> pii;
typedef pair<ll, ll> pll;
typedef pair<string, string> pss;
typedef vector<int> vi;
typedef vector<vi> vvi;
typedef vector<pii> vii;
typedef vector<ll> vl;
typedef vector<vl> vvl;

double EPS=1e-9;
int INF=1000000005;
long long INFF=1000000000000000005ll;
double PI=acos(-1);
int dirx[8]={ -1, 0, 0, 1, -1, -1, 1, 1 };
int diry[8]={ 0, 1, -1, 0, -1, 1, -1, 1 };
const ll MOD = 1000000007;

ll sum() { return 0; }
template<typename T, typename... Args>
T sum(T a, Args... args) { return a + sum(args...); }

#define DEBUG fprintf(stderr, "====TESTING====\n")
#define VALUE(x) cerr << "The value of " << #x << " is " << x << endl
#define OUT(x) cout << x << endl
#define OUTH(x) cout << x << " "
#define debug(...) fprintf(stderr, __VA_ARGS__)
#define READ(x) for(auto &(z):x) cin >> z;
#define FOR(a, b, c) for (int(a)=(b); (a) < (c); ++(a))
#define FORN(a, b, c) for (int(a)=(b); (a) <= (c); ++(a))
#define FORD(a, b, c) for (int(a)=(b); (a) >= (c); --(a))
#define FORSQ(a, b, c) for (int(a)=(b); (a) * (a) <= (c); ++(a))
#define FORC(a, b, c) for (char(a)=(b); (a) <= (c); ++(a))
#define EACH(a, b) for (auto&(a) : (b))
#define REP(i, n) FOR(i, 0, n)
#define REPN(i, n) FORN(i, 1, n)
#define MAX(a, b) a=max(a, b)
#define MIN(a, b) a=min(a, b)
#define SQR(x) ((ll)(x) * (x))
#define RESET(a, b) memset(a, b, sizeof(a))
#define fi first
#define se second
#define mp make_pair
#define pb push_back
#define ALL(v) v.begin(), v.end()
#define ALLA(arr, sz) arr, arr + sz
#define SIZE(v) (int)v.size()
#define SORT(v) sort(ALL(v))
#define REVERSE(v) reverse(ALL(v))
#define SORTA(arr, sz) sort(ALLA(arr, sz))
#define REVERSEA(arr, sz) reverse(ALLA(arr, sz))
#define PERMUTE next_permutation
#define TC(t) while (t--)
#define FAST_INP  ios_base::sync_with_stdio(false);cin.tie(NULL)
#define what_is(x) cerr << #x << " is " << x << endl;

void solve() {
int n; cin >> n;
if(n==1||n==2||n==4) {
//  [3,6,9,...], [5,8,11,...] or [7,10,13,...]
OUT(-1);
return;
}
int k = n%3;
if(k==0) cout << n/3 << " " << 0 << " " << 0 << "\n";
else if(k==1) cout << n/3-2 << " " << 0 << " " << 1 << "\n";
else cout << n/3-1 << " " << 1 << " " << 0 << "\n";
}

int main()
{
FAST_INP;
//    #ifndef ONLINE_JUDGE
//    freopen("input.txt","r", stdin);
//    freopen("output.txt","w", stdout);
//    #endif

int tc; cin >> tc;
TC(tc) solve();

return 0;
}
``````

``````/*
Educational Codeforces Round 96 (Rated for Div. 2) - B. Barrels
https://codeforces.com/contest/1430/problem/B
*/

#include <bits/stdc++.h>
using namespace std;

typedef long long ll;
typedef pair<int, int> pii;
typedef pair<ll, ll> pll;
typedef pair<string, string> pss;
typedef vector<int> vi;
typedef vector<vi> vvi;
typedef vector<pii> vii;
typedef vector<ll> vl;
typedef vector<vl> vvl;

double EPS=1e-9;
int INF=1000000005;
long long INFF=1000000000000000005ll;
double PI=acos(-1);
int dirx[8]={ -1, 0, 0, 1, -1, -1, 1, 1 };
int diry[8]={ 0, 1, -1, 0, -1, 1, -1, 1 };
const ll MOD = 1000000007;

ll sum() { return 0; }
template<typename T, typename... Args>
T sum(T a, Args... args) { return a + sum(args...); }

#define DEBUG fprintf(stderr, "====TESTING====\n")
#define VALUE(x) cerr << "The value of " << #x << " is " << x << endl
#define OUT(x) cout << x << endl
#define OUTH(x) cout << x << " "
#define debug(...) fprintf(stderr, __VA_ARGS__)
#define READ(x) for(auto &(z):x) cin >> z;
#define FOR(a, b, c) for (int(a)=(b); (a) < (c); ++(a))
#define FORN(a, b, c) for (int(a)=(b); (a) <= (c); ++(a))
#define FORD(a, b, c) for (int(a)=(b); (a) >= (c); --(a))
#define FORSQ(a, b, c) for (int(a)=(b); (a) * (a) <= (c); ++(a))
#define FORC(a, b, c) for (char(a)=(b); (a) <= (c); ++(a))
#define EACH(a, b) for (auto&(a) : (b))
#define REP(i, n) FOR(i, 0, n)
#define REPN(i, n) FORN(i, 1, n)
#define MAX(a, b) a=max(a, b)
#define MIN(a, b) a=min(a, b)
#define SQR(x) ((ll)(x) * (x))
#define RESET(a, b) memset(a, b, sizeof(a))
#define fi first
#define se second
#define mp make_pair
#define pb push_back
#define ALL(v) v.begin(), v.end()
#define ALLA(arr, sz) arr, arr + sz
#define SIZE(v) (int)v.size()
#define SORT(v) sort(ALL(v))
#define REVERSE(v) reverse(ALL(v))
#define SORTA(arr, sz) sort(ALLA(arr, sz))
#define REVERSEA(arr, sz) reverse(ALLA(arr, sz))
#define PERMUTE next_permutation
#define TC(t) while (t--)
#define FAST_INP  ios_base::sync_with_stdio(false);cin.tie(NULL)
#define what_is(x) cerr << #x << " is " << x << endl;

void solve() {
int n, k; cin >> n >> k;
SORT(a);
REVERSE(a);
ll ans = 0;
FORN(i,0,k) ans+=a[i];
OUT(ans);
}

int main()
{
FAST_INP;
//    #ifndef ONLINE_JUDGE
//    freopen("input.txt","r", stdin);
//    freopen("output.txt","w", stdout);
//    #endif

int tc; cin >> tc;
TC(tc) solve();

return 0;
}
``````

``````/*
Educational Codeforces Round 96 (Rated for Div. 2) - C. Numbers on Whiteboard
https://codeforces.com/contest/1430/problem/C
*/

#include <bits/stdc++.h>
using namespace std;

typedef long long ll;
typedef pair<int, int> pii;
typedef pair<ll, ll> pll;
typedef pair<string, string> pss;
typedef vector<int> vi;
typedef vector<vi> vvi;
typedef vector<pii> vii;
typedef vector<ll> vl;
typedef vector<vl> vvl;

double EPS=1e-9;
int INF=1000000005;
long long INFF=1000000000000000005ll;
double PI=acos(-1);
int dirx[8]={ -1, 0, 0, 1, -1, -1, 1, 1 };
int diry[8]={ 0, 1, -1, 0, -1, 1, -1, 1 };
const ll MOD = 1000000007;

ll sum() { return 0; }
template<typename T, typename... Args>
T sum(T a, Args... args) { return a + sum(args...); }

#define DEBUG fprintf(stderr, "====TESTING====\n")
#define VALUE(x) cerr << "The value of " << #x << " is " << x << endl
#define OUT(x) cout << x << endl
#define OUTH(x) cout << x << " "
#define debug(...) fprintf(stderr, __VA_ARGS__)
#define READ(x) for(auto &(z):x) cin >> z;
#define FOR(a, b, c) for (int(a)=(b); (a) < (c); ++(a))
#define FORN(a, b, c) for (int(a)=(b); (a) <= (c); ++(a))
#define FORD(a, b, c) for (int(a)=(b); (a) >= (c); --(a))
#define FORSQ(a, b, c) for (int(a)=(b); (a) * (a) <= (c); ++(a))
#define FORC(a, b, c) for (char(a)=(b); (a) <= (c); ++(a))
#define EACH(a, b) for (auto&(a) : (b))
#define REP(i, n) FOR(i, 0, n)
#define REPN(i, n) FORN(i, 1, n)
#define MAX(a, b) a=max(a, b)
#define MIN(a, b) a=min(a, b)
#define SQR(x) ((ll)(x) * (x))
#define RESET(a, b) memset(a, b, sizeof(a))
#define fi first
#define se second
#define mp make_pair
#define pb push_back
#define ALL(v) v.begin(), v.end()
#define ALLA(arr, sz) arr, arr + sz
#define SIZE(v) (int)v.size()
#define SORT(v) sort(ALL(v))
#define REVERSE(v) reverse(ALL(v))
#define SORTA(arr, sz) sort(ALLA(arr, sz))
#define REVERSEA(arr, sz) reverse(ALLA(arr, sz))
#define PERMUTE next_permutation
#define TC(t) while (t--)
#define FAST_INP  ios_base::sync_with_stdio(false);cin.tie(NULL)
#define what_is(x) cerr << #x << " is " << x << endl;

void solve() {
int n; cin >> n;
if(n==2) {
cout << 2 << "\n";
cout << 1 << " " << 2 << "\n";
return;
}
// 1,2,3,...,n-2,n-1,n
// merge n & n-1 : n
// merge n & n-2 : n-1
// merge n & n-3 : n-2
// ...
// merge 3 & 1 : 2
cout << 2 << "\n";
cout << n << " " << n-2 << "\n";
cout << n-1 << " " << n-1 << "\n";
--n;
while(n>2) {
cout << n << " " << n-2 << "\n";
n--;
}
}

int main()
{
FAST_INP;
//    #ifndef ONLINE_JUDGE
//    freopen("input.txt","r", stdin);
//    freopen("output.txt","w", stdout);
//    #endif

int tc; cin >> tc;
TC(tc) solve();

return 0;
}
``````

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