How many extra nodes are there in Full K-ary tree than complete K-ary tree?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 4 weeks ago

How many extra nodes are there in Full K-ary tree than complete K-ary tree?
 
(a) 1
 
(b) 2
 
(c) 3
 
(d) Both have same number of nodes
 
I would like to ask this question from K-ary Tree topic in division Trees of Data Structures & Algorithms I
 
The question was posed to me in final exam.

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 weeks ago

Correct option is (d) Both have same number of nodes
 
Best explanation: Every Full K-ary tree is also a complete K-ary tree. Therefore, both have same number of nodes.