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Which of the following operations does not destroy the leftist heap property?

(a) insert

(b) merge

(c) delete

(d) swap

The query is from Heap topic in portion Heap of Data Structures & Algorithms I

This question was addressed to me in class test.

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The correct answer is (c) delete

Best explanation: Performing insert and merge operations on the right path could destroy the leftist heap property. It is extremely easy to restore that property.

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