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# DATA STRUCTURE USING C (BE2106)

2ND SEMESTER
OUTLINES
Introduction
Operations on Stack
PUSH Operation
POP Operation
PEEP Operation
Applications of Stack
Infix to Postfix Expression Conversion
Evaluation of Postfix Expression
Infix to Prefix Expression
Evaluation of Prefix Expression

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Introduction to Stacks

Examples:

Stack of books
Stack of CDs

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What is a Stack?
A stack is a data structure in which data is added
and removed at only one end called the top.

## To add (push) an item to the stack, it must be

placed on the top of the stack.

## To remove (pop) an item from the stack, it must

be removed from the top of the stack too.

## Thus, the last element that is pushed into the

stack, is the first element to be popped out of
the stack.
i.e., A stack is a Last In First Out (LIFO) data
structure

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Stack Operations
PUSH(Adding element on to the top of the stack)

stack)

## DISPLAY(Visiting all the stack elements)

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PUSH Operation
ALGORITHM: PUSH (STACK, TOP, MAX_SIZE, ITEM)
Input: STACK is the linear array with maximum size
MAX_SIZE.
Output: This algorithm pushes (or inserts) an element
ITEM on to the STACK.
Step 1: If TOP=MAX_SIZE-1, then
Pri t ta k O erflo a d e it.
Step 2: Set TOP=TOP+1
Step 3: Set STACK [TOP] =ITEM
Step 4: Exit

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START

Is
top=MAX-
1
?

Enter an element to be
inserted

Set top=top+1
Print Stack
Overflow

## Set stack [Top] =Item

STOP

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36
25
41
23
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PUSH Operation on stack

## Top=MAX_SIZE-1 StACK OVERFLOW

INSERT 12
3
INSERT 36
2
INSERT 25
Max_size=4 1
INSERT 23
0 INSERT 41
-1
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POP Operation
ALGORITHM: POP (STACK, TOP, MAX_SIZE, ITEM)
Input: STACK is the linear array with maximum size MAX_SIZE.
Output: This algorithm deletes the top element of the STACK
and assigns it to the variable ITEM.
Step 1: If TOP=-1, then
Pri t ta k U derflo a d e it.
Step 2: Set ITEM=STACK [TOP]
Step 3: Set TOP=TOP-1
Step 4: Exit

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START
POP Operation Flow
Chart
Is
Top= -1?

Set item=stack
[Top]

Set top=top-1

## Print the Print Stack

popped Underflow
element

STOP
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POP Operation On Stack

36 3 ( POP )

25 2 ( POP )

23 1 ( POP )

41 0 ( POP )

-1 ( POP )
StACK UNDERFLOW 11
PEEP Operation
ALGORITHM: PEEP (STACK, TOP, MAX_SIZE, ITEM)
Input: STACK is the linear array with maximum size MAX_SIZE.
Output: This algorithm returns the top most element of the
STACK.

## Step 1: If TOP=-1, then

Pri t ta k is e pt a d e it.
Step 2: Return STACK [TOP]
Step 3: Exit

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PEEP Operation on Stack

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36

25

23

41

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APPLICATIONS OF STACK

## 1. Conversion of Infix expression to equivalent

Postfix Expression
2. Evaluation of Postfix Expression
3. Conversion of Infix expression to equivalent
Prefix Expression
4. Evaluation of Prefix Expression
5. Implementation of Recursion
6. Reversing a string
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REVERSING A STRING
I. To reverse a string , the characters of string are
pushed onto the stack one by one as the string
is read from left to right.
Once all the characters of string are pushed
onto stack, they are popped one by one. Since
the character last pushed in comes out first,
subsequent pop operation results in the reversal
of the string.

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For example:
To re erse the stri g EVEE the stri g is read fro left
to right and its characters are pushed . LIKE: onto a stack.

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CHECKING OF PARENTHESES

## Stacks are also used to check whether a given

arithmetic expressions containing nested
parenthesis is properly parenthesized.
The program for checking the validity of an
expression verifies that for each left parenthesis
braces or bracket ,there is a corresponding
closing symbol and symbols are appropriately
nested.

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For example:
VALID INPUTS INVALID INPUTS
{} {(}
({[]}) ([(()])
{[]()} {}[])
[ { ( { } [ ] ( { })}] [{)}(]}]
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Infix Notation

Ex: A + B

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Prefix Notation

operand.

Prefix Notation.

## Prefix is also called Polish Notation

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Postfix Notation
In Postfix notation, the operator comes after the Operand.

Notation.

## Postfix is also called Reverse Polish Notation

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Examples of infix to prefix and post fix
Infix PostFix Prefix

## A-B/(C*D^E) ABCDE^*/- -A/B*C^DE

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CONVERSION OF INFIX TO POSTFIX
EXPRESSION
ALGORITHM: INFIX_TO_POSTFIX (I, P)
Input: I is an arithmetic expression written in infix notation.
Output: This algorithm converts the infix expression to its
equivalent postfix expression P.

## tep 1: Add to the e d of the i fi e pressio I a d push

o to the TACK.
Step 2: Scan I from left to right and repeat Step 3 to Step 6 for
each element of I until the STACK is empty.
Step 3: If an operand is encountered, add it to P.
tep 4: If a left pare theses is e ou tered, push it o to the
STACK.
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Contd
Step 5: If an operator OP is encountered, then
(a)Repeatedly pop from the STACK and add each operator
o the top of the TACK to the Postfi e pressio P
which has same precedence as or higher precedence than
OP.
(b)Push the operator OP on to the STACK.
[End of if]
tep 6: If a right pare theses is e ou tered, the
(a) Repeatedly pop from the STACK and add each operator
o the top of the TACK to the Postfi e pressio P
u til a left pare theses is e ou tered.
e o e the left pare theses . [Do t add it to the
postfix expression P.]
[End of if]
[End of Step 2 loop]
Step 7: Exit

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Infix to Postfix Conversion

Infix Expression
(a+b-c)*d(e+f)

Postfix Expression

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Infix to Postfix Conversion

Infix Expression
(a+b-c)*d(e+f) )

Postfix Expression

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Infix to Postfix Conversion

Infix Expression
a+b-c)*d(e+f) )

Postfix Expression

(
(

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Infix to Postfix Conversion

Infix Expression
+b-c)*d(e+f))

Postfix Expression
a

(
(

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Infix to Postfix Conversion

Infix Expression
b-c)*d(e+f))

Postfix Expression

+ a

(
(

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Infix to Postfix Conversion

Infix Expression
-c)*d(e+f))

Postfix Expression
ab
+
(
(

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Infix to Postfix Conversion

Infix Expression
c)*d(e+f))

Postfix Expression
ab+
-
(
(

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Infix to Postfix Conversion

Infix Expression
)*d(e+f))

Postfix Expression
ab+c
-
(
(

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Infix to Postfix Conversion

Infix Expression
*d(e+f))

Postfix Expression
ab+c-

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Infix to Postfix Conversion

Infix Expression
d(e+f))

Postfix Expression
ab+c-

*
(

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Infix to Postfix Conversion

Infix Expression
(e+f))

Postfix Expression
ab+cd

*
(
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Infix to Postfix Conversion

Infix Expression
(e+f))

Postfix Expression
ab+cd*

-
(
Stack 36
Infix to Postfix Conversion

Infix Expression
e+f))

Postfix Expression
( ab+cd*
-
(
Stack 37
Infix to Postfix Conversion

Infix Expression
+f))

Postfix Expression
ab+cd*e
(
-
(
Stack 38
Infix to Postfix Conversion

Infix Expression
f))

Postfix Expression
+
ab+cd*e
(
-
(
Stack 39
Infix to Postfix Conversion

Infix Expression
))

Postfix Expression
+
( ab+cd*ef

-
(
Stack 40
Infix to Postfix Conversion

Infix Expression
)

Postfix Expression
ab+cd*ef+

-
(
Stack 41
Infix to Postfix Conversion

Infix Expression

Postfix Expression
ab+cd*ef+-

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Evaluation of Postfix Expression
ALGORITHM: EVALUATE_POSTFIX (P)
Input: P is an arithmetic expression in postfix notation.
Output: This algorithm evaluates the postfix expression P and
assigns the result to the variable VALUE.

## tep 1: Add right pare theses to the e d of P.

Step 2: Scan P from left to right and repeat Step 3 to Step 4 for
ea h ele e t of P u til the is e ou tered.
Step 3: If an operand is encountered, push it on to the STACK.

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Contd
Step 4: If an operator OP is encountered, then
(a)Pop the two top elements of the STACK,
where A is the top element and B is the next
to top element.
(b)Evaluate B OP A.
(c)Push the result of the evaluation on to the
STACK.
[End of If]
[End of Step 2 loop]
Step 5: Set VALUE equal to the top most element of the STACK.
Step 6: EXIT

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Evaluation of Postfix Expression

Postfix Expression
5 6 2 + * 12 4 / -

Result

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Evaluation of Postfix Expression

Postfix Expression
5 6 2 + * 12 4 / - )

Result

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Evaluation of Postfix Expression

Postfix Expression
6 2 + * 12 4 / - )

Result

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Stack 47
Evaluation of Postfix Expression

Postfix Expression
2 + * 12 4 / - )

Result

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5
Stack 48
Evaluation of Postfix Expression

Postfix Expression
+ * 12 4 / - )

Result

2
6
5
Stack 49
Evaluation of Postfix Expression

Postfix Expression
* 12 4 / - )

Result

8
5
Stack 50
Evaluation of Postfix Expression

Postfix Expression
12 4 / - )

Result

40
Stack 51
Evaluation of Postfix Expression

Postfix Expression
4 / - )

Result

12
40
Stack 52
Evaluation of Postfix Expression

Postfix Expression
/ - )

Result

4
12
40
Stack 53
Evaluation of Postfix Expression

Postfix Expression
- )

Result

3
40
Stack 54
Evaluation of Postfix Expression

Postfix Expression
)

Result

37
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Evaluation of Postfix Expression

Postfix Expression

Result
37

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CONVERSION OF INFIX TO PREFIX
EXPRESSION
ALGORITHM: INFIX_TO_PREFIX (I, P)
Input: I is an arithmetic expression written in infix notation.
Output: This algorithm converts the infix expression to its
equivalent prefix expression P.

## tep 1: Add to the egi i g of the i fi e pressio I a d

push o to the TACK.
Step 2: Scan I from right to left and repeat Step 4 to Step 6 for
each element of I until the STACK is empty.
Step 3: If an operand is encountered, PUSH it on to the Output
Stack(Stack2).
tep 4: If a right pare theses is e ou tered, push it o to the
STACK.

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Contd
Step 5: If an operator OP is encountered, then
(a)Repeatedly pop from the STACK and add each operator
(on the top of the STACK) to the Output Stack(Stack2)
which has higher precedence than OP.
(b)Push the operator OP on to the STACK.
[End of if]
tep 6: If a left pare theses is e ou tered, the
(a) Repeatedly pop from the STACK and add each operator
(on the top of the STACK) to the Output Stack(Stack2)
u til a right pare theses is e ou tered.
e o e the right pare theses . [Do t add it to the
Output Stack(Stack2).]
[End of if]
[End of Step 2 loop]
Step 7: Pop the elements from the Output Stack(Stack2).
Step 8: Exit

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Infix to Prefix Conversion

Infix Expression
(a+b-c)*d(e+f)

Output Stack(Stack2)

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Infix to Prefix Conversion

Infix Expression
((a+b-c)*d(e+f)

Output Stack(Stack2)

)
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Infix to Prefix Conversion

Infix Expression
((a+b-c)*d(e+f

Output Stack(Stack2)

)
)
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Infix to Prefix Conversion

Infix Expression
((a+b-c)*d(e+

Output Stack(Stack2)
f

)
)
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Infix to Prefix Conversion

Infix Expression
((a+b-c)*d(e

Output Stack(Stack2)

+ f

)
)
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Infix to Prefix Conversion

Infix Expression
( ( a + b - c ) * d (

Output Stack(Stack2)
fe
+
)
)
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Infix to Prefix Conversion

Infix Expression
((a+b-c)*d

Output Stack(Stack2)
fe+

)
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Infix to Prefix Conversion

Infix Expression
((a+b-c)*d

Output Stack(Stack2)
fe+

-
)
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Infix to Prefix Conversion

Infix Expression
((a+b-c)*

Output Stack(Stack2)
fe+d

-
)
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Infix to Prefix Conversion

Infix Expression
((a+b-c)

Output Stack(Stack2)
fe+d
*
-
)
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Infix to Prefix Conversion

Infix Expression
((a+b-c

Output Stack(Stack2)
)
fe+d
*
-
)
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Infix to Prefix Conversion

Infix Expression
((a+b-

Output Stack(Stack2)
)
fe+dc
*
-
)
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Infix to Prefix Conversion

Infix Expression
((a+b
-
Output Stack(Stack2)
)
fe+dc
*
-
)
Stack 71
Infix to Prefix Conversion

Infix Expression
((a+
-
Output Stack(Stack2)
)
fe+dcb
*
-
)
Stack 72
Infix to Prefix Conversion

Infix Expression
+ ((a
-
Output Stack(Stack2)
)
fe+dcb
*
-
)
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Infix to Prefix Conversion

Infix Expression
+ ((
-
Output Stack(Stack2)
)
fe+dcba
*
-
)
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Infix to Prefix Conversion

Infix Expression
(

Output Stack(Stack2)
fe+dcba+-
*
-
)
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Infix to Prefix Conversion

Infix Expression

Output Stack(Stack2)
fe+dcba+-*-

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Infix to Prefix Conversion

Infix Expression

Output Stack(Stack2)
fe+dcba+-*-

Prefix Expression
-*-+abcd+ef
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Evaluation of Prefix Expression
ALGORITHM: EVALUATE_PREFIX (P)
Input: P is an arithmetic expression in prefix notation.
Output: This algorithm evaluates the prefix expression P and
assigns the result to the variable VALUE.

## tep 1: Add a left pare theses at the egi i g of P.

Step 2: Scan P from right to left and repeat Step 3 to Step 4
for ea h ele e t of P u til the is e ou tered.
Step 3: If an operand is encountered, push it on to the STACK.

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Evaluation of Prefix Expression
Step 4: If an operator OP is encountered, then
(a)Pop the two top elements of the STACK,
where A is the top element and B is the next
to top element.
(b)Evaluate A OP B.
(c)Push the result of the evaluation(b) on to the
STACK.
[End of If]
[End of Step 2 loop]
Step 5: Set VALUE equal to the top most element of the STACK.
Step 6: EXIT

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Evaluation of Prefix Expression

Prefix Expression
- * 5 + 6 2 / 12 4

Result

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Evaluation of Prefix Expression

Prefix Expression
( - * 5 + 6 2 / 12 4

Result

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Evaluation of Prefix Expression

Prefix Expression
( - * 5 + 6 2 / 12

Result

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Evaluation of Prefix Expression

Prefix Expression
(-*5+62/

Result

12

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Evaluation of Prefix Expression

Prefix Expression
(-*5+62

Result

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Evaluation of Prefix Expression

Prefix Expression
(-*5+6

Result

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Evaluation of Prefix Expression

Prefix Expression
(-*5+

Result

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Evaluation of Prefix Expression

Prefix Expression
(-*5

Result

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Evaluation of Prefix Expression

Prefix Expression
(-*

Result

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Evaluation of Prefix Expression

Prefix Expression
(-

Result

40

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Evaluation of Prefix Expression

Prefix Expression
(

Result

37

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Evaluation of Prefix Expression

Prefix Expression

Result
37

Stack 91
Questions

a. Array
b. Lists
c. Stack
d. All of above

c. Stack

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Questions

## 2. Which of the following name does not relate to stacks?

a. FIFO lists
b. LIFO list
c. Piles
d. Push-down lists

a. FIFO Lists

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Questions

## 3.Which of the following can be an application of stack?

a) Finding factorial
b) Tower of Hanoi
c) Infix to Postfix Conversion
d) All of the above

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Questions

## 4.The data structure which is one ended is ..................

a) Queue
b) Stack
c) Tree
d) Graph

b) Stack

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Questions

5.In the stack, if user try to remove element from the empty stack then it
is called -----

a)Garbage Collection
b)Overflow Stack
c)Underflow Stack
d)Empty Collection

c) Underflow Stack

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Questions

6. User push 1 element in the stack having already five elements and
having stack size as 5 then stack becomes-----

a)User flow
b)Underflow
c)Crash
d)Overflow

d)Overflow

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Questions

## 7.User perform the following operations on stack size 5,Then

Push(1), pop(), push(2), push(3), pop(),
push(4), pop(), pop(), push(5)

stack is----
a)3
b)1
c)2
d)4

b) 1

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Questions

## Push(1), pop(), push(2), push(3), pop(),

push(4), pop(), pop(), push(5), pop(),
pop(), push(6)

## Which of the following statement is correct for stack

a)Underflow Occurs
b)Overflow Occurs
c)Stack operation will be performed smoothly
d)None of these

a)Underflow Occurs

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Questions

9.What will be the postfix expression for the following infix expression
b*c+d/e

a. b*cde/+
b. bc*de/+
c. bcd*e/+
d. bc*de+/

b. bc*de/+

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Questions

## 10.Expressions in which operator is written after the operand is called----

---

a. Infix Expression
b. Prefix Expression
c. Postfix Expression

c. Postfix Expression

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Questions

## 11.Stack can not be used to ------

a. Implementation of Recursion
b. Evaluation of postfix expression
c. Allocating resources and scheduling
d. Reversing String

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Questions

a. list
b. queue
c. hash map
d. stack

d. stack

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Questions

## 13.Find the equivalent prefix expression from the following infix

expression a+b-c/d*(e-f)/g

-+ab/*/cd-efg

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