(Solved):We create a new, empty linked list L. For each of the k heaps hi, we repeatedly remove the highest priority element and insert it onto the beginning of L, until hi is empty. We then transfer the el… View Answer…

 

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Suppose that we have k heaps, with at most n elements in each. We wish to combine these into a single heap. Each of the following sub-parts describes one approach to merging the heaps, and you are asked to derive the big O running time.

We create a new, empty linked list L. For each of the k heaps hi, we repeatedly remove the highest priority element and insert it onto

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