SUMFOUR - 4 values whose sum is 0

The SUM problem can be formulated as follows: given four lists A, B, C, D of integer values, compute how many quadruplet (a, b, c, d ) belongs to A x B x C x D are such that a + b + c + d = 0 . In the following, we assume that all lists have the same size n


The first line of the input file contains the size of the lists n (this value can be as large as 4000). We then have n lines containing four integer values (with absolute value as large as 228 ) that belong respectively to A, B, C and D .

(Edited: n <= 2500)


Output should be printed on a single line.


-45 22 42 -16
-41 -27 56 30
-36 53 -37 77
-36 30 -75 -46
26 -38 -10 62
-32 -54 -6 45

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prateek1985: 2016-02-24 12:06:40

n^2 logn in java is giving TLE !!

Rehas Mehar Kaur Sachdeva: 2016-01-08 12:29:57

Can someone please give a hint how to optimise unordered_map based solution, no long long int used, n^2logn algorithm, no cin cout used.....

cat_got_bored: 2016-01-01 20:18:12

while doing binary search remember that the value can appear multiple times.

cat_got_bored: 2016-01-01 20:10:00

I couldn't get AC with STL map anyhow .... even with optimizations :-(
Then used only arrays,and binary search and got AC!
Didn't know STL map is this slow

Last edit: 2016-01-01 20:13:07
SHIVEK SACKLECHA: 2015-12-27 21:39:58

Dont know why but long long gives a TLE and int gives an accepted solution! Strange.

Arjav Patel: 2015-12-23 16:29:48

long long => tle
int => AC

ranit: 2015-11-23 08:29:36

There is a problem. I submitted the same code twice once give me TLE other give AC. It's really funny.

Last edit: 2015-11-23 08:29:55
Lai Manh Tuan: 2015-11-03 08:43:56

Got AC by using STL (with some optimizations).
But I hate this kind of problems. Time limit is too strict. You spend more time to optimize your code than to think of algorithms.

Keshav Reddy: 2015-11-02 22:10:45

Why does std::unordered_map give TLE?

Last edit: 2015-11-02 22:10:59
xashru: 2015-10-02 01:31:08

why does using
ios_base::sync_with_stdio(false); cin.tie(0);
give WA but omitting it gets AC?

Last edit: 2015-10-02 01:31:32

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