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Course Overview

If you’ve ever struggled with solving coding problems using recursion, or if you need to brush up your recursion skills for an interview, this course is for you! We will start with the basics of recursion before we practice solving actual coding problems. You’ll have access to detailed explanations and visualizations for each problem to help you along the way. By the time you have completed this course, you’ll be able to use all the concepts of recursion to solve complex, real-world problems. We hope that ...

Course Content

1

Recursion Fundamentals

Who Should Take This Course?What is Recursion?Recursion and Memory VisualizationDirect Vs. Indirect RecursionWhen to Use Recursion?Understanding a Recursive ProblemTest Your Knowledge 1

2

Iteration Vs. Recursion

Overview of Iterative FunctionsDifferences Between Iterative and Recursive FunctionsConverting Iterative Code to Recursive CodeCount Vowels in a StringChallenge 1: Compute Square of a NumberSolution Review: Compute the Square of a NumberChallenge 2: Search First Occurrence of a NumberSolution Review: Search First Occurrence of a NumberChallenge 3: Corresponding Fibonacci NumberSolution Review: Corresponding Fibonacci NumberTest Your Knowledge 2

3

Recursion with Numbers

The Power of a NumberSum of Integers from 1 to nModulusChallenge 1: Find the Greatest Common DivisorSolution Review: Find the Greatest Common DivisorChallenge 2: Pascal's TriangleSolution Review: Pascal's TriangleChallenge 3: Convert Decimal Number to Binary NumberSolution Review: Convert Decimal Number to Binary NumberTest Your Knowledge 3

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Recursion with Strings

Remove Tabs in a StringRemove All Adjacent Duplicates from a StringMerge Two Sorted Strings LexicographicallyChallenge 1: Length of a StringSolution Review: Length of a StringChallenge 2: Sum of Digits in a StringSolution Review: Sum of Digits in a StringChallenge 3: Check for a PalindromeSolution Review: Check for a PalindromeTest Your Knowledge 4

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Recursion with Arrays

Count All Occurrences of a NumberInvert an ArrayReplace All Negative Numbers with ZeroChallenge 1: Average of NumbersSolution Review: Average of NumbersChallenge 2: Balance ParenthesisSolution Review: Balance ParenthesisChallenge 3: Sort an ArraySolution Review: Sort an ArrayTest Your Knowledge 5

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Recursion with Data Structures

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Conclusion

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