# HackerRank ‘Pairs’ Solution

##### Short Problem Definition:

Given N integers, count the number of pairs of integers whose difference is K.

##### Link

##### Complexity:

time complexity is O(N*log(N))

space complexity is O(N)

##### Execution:

The solution is pretty straight-forward, just read the code :). The runtime complexity is calculated with log(N) access times for tree-based sets (not the case in Python).

Note: The problem specification has a contraint on K: 0<K<10^9. If K was allowed to be 0, this challenge would become slightly more difficult.

##### Solution:

#!/usr/bin/py def pairs(a,k): answer = 0 s = set(a) for v in s: if v+k in s: answer += 1 return answer if __name__ == '__main__': n, k = map(int, raw_input().split()) b = map(int, raw_input().split()) print pairs(b, k)

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