Java solution, beats 94%, easy to understand than abs()

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    Use modulo operation to retrieve original data and due to the question requirement that all the elements are range from 1 to n inclusive, so after increment "len", the elements that have appeared once will range from len+1 to 2len. Hence the duplicates will range from 2len+1 to 3len in the same way. :) Hope it helps.

        public List<Integer> findDuplicates(int[] nums) {
            int len = nums.length;
            for(int i = 0 ; i < len ; i++){
                nums[(nums[i]-1)%len] +=len;
            List<Integer> res = new ArrayList<>();
            for(int i = 0 ; i < nums.length ; i++){
            return res;

  • 0

    I don't understand your algorithm, but I think it's a very good method. Can you explain in detail why you want to do this? What did you think of that? Sorry for my poor English.

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