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Thread: Height of a node in a binary tree

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    Default Height of a node in a binary tree


    I have a question regarding the height of a node in a binary tree other than the root node? In my height method, for the root i can pass the root as a parameter. But if i want to find the height of a node other than the root , what shud i pass as a parameter in that function?? Would really appreciate your help!!

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    Default Re: Height of a node in a binary tree

    Why not the node itself? I presume the nodes in the tree have references to their parent.

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    Default Re: Height of a node in a binary tree

    Good start, so far!

    What you need:
    - the height of a node

    What you have:
    - passing in the root as parameter

    What you are missing:
    ... because it is a recursive method, in each method call, you need to keep track of the CURRENT height somehow, right? So... what are you missing??

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