Can leaf node be called child node in a ternary tree?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 1 month ago

Can leaf node be called child node in a ternary tree?
 
(a) True
 
(b) False
 
I would like to ask this question from Ternary Tree topic in division Trees of Data Structures & Algorithms I
 
I have been asked this question in my homework.

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 1 month ago

The correct option is (a) True
 
The best explanation: Leaf node is a node that has no child. Since Leaf node will always be the node on the last level of ternary tree, so it can be called child node of given parent node in ternary tree.