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Pointer manipulation is generally more time-consuming than multiplication and division.

(a) true

(b) false

My doubt is from Heap topic in section Heap of Data Structures & Algorithms I

I have been asked this question in class test.

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The correct answer is (a) true

Easiest explanation - Use of pointers for merging reduces the speed of other operations. This is the main drawback of all advanced data structures.

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