(Solved):Explain in detail that if m pointer fields are set aside in each node of a general m-ary tree to point to a maximum of m child nodes, and if the number of nodes in the tree is n, the number of null… View Answer…

 

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Explain in detail that if m pointer fields are set aside in each node of a general m-ary tree to point to a maximum of m child nodes, and if the number of nodes in the tree is n, the number of null child pointer fields is n*(m-1)+1.

 

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A tree is by definition an associated (thus non-void) chart G without cycles. Here is a proof by acceptance of the number

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