What are the siblings of smallest element of the given maximum ternary heap?
This intriguing question originated from Ternary Heap topic in portion Heap of Data Structures & Algorithms I
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The correct answer is (c) 18
Explanation: Maximum ternary heap has the highest element as its root node. The parent node is all either equal or greater than children node in a maximum ternary heap. The smallest element in the maximum ternary heap is 10 and its siblings are 18, 20.