Can leaf node be called child node in a K-ary tree?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 1 month ago

Can leaf node be called child node in a K-ary tree?
 
(a) True
 
(b) false
 
My query is from K-ary Tree in division Trees of Data Structures & Algorithms I
 
This question was posed to me during an interview.

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 1 month ago

Right answer is (a) True
 
Explanation: Leaf node is a node that has no child. Since Leaf node will always be the node on the last level of k-ary tree, so it can be called child node of given parent node in K-ary tree.