Is decrease priority operation performed more quickly in a ternary heap with respect to the binary heap.

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Is decrease priority operation performed more quickly in a ternary heap with respect to the binary heap.
 
(a) True
 
(b) False
 
This question is from Ternary heap in chapter Heap of Data Structures & Algorithms I
 
The question was posed to me in semester exam.

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 1 month ago

Correct option is (a) True
 
The explanation is: Ternary heap is a type of data structure in the field of computer science. It is a part of the Heap data structure family. Due to the swapping process, the decrease priority operation performs more quickly in a ternary heap.