What is the basic operation performed in a pairing heap?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 1 month ago

What is the basic operation performed in a pairing heap?
 
(a) merge
 
(b) deletion
 
(c) insertion
 
(d) swapping
 
I’m obligated to ask this question of Heap topic in portion Heap of Data Structures & Algorithms I
 
I have been asked this question by my school principal while I was bunking the class.

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 1 month ago

Right choice is (a) merge
 
Best explanation: The basic operation performed in a pairing heap is merging. Insertion is also done by merging.