What is the complexity of adding an element to the heap.

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 1 month ago

What is the complexity of adding an element to the heap.
 
(a) O(log n)
 
(b) O(h)
 
(c) O(log n) & O(h)
 
(d) O(n)
 
Asked question is from Heap topic in division Heap of Data Structures & Algorithms I
 
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Editor">Editor Staff answered 1 month ago

Right option is (c) O(log n) & O(h)
 
The best I can explain: The total possible operation in re locating the new location to a new element will be equal to height of the heap.