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Problem 1303. Is the paranthesis sequence balanced ?

Created by Muthu Annamalai

Quantum mechanics and computer science are interested in bra-kets. Today however you, the player, will have to write a function to find if the given parenthesis expression is balanced.


>> balance('(()()())')
>> balance('(()()())(') 
>> balance('(())))()())')
>> balance('(((()))((())))')

Hint: consider using a stack. Review your basic data structures for ideas.

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61 correct solutions 31 incorrect solutions
Last solution submitted on Sep 26, 2015