# HackerRank ‘Max Min’ / ‘Angry Children’ Solution

##### Short Problem Definition:

Given a list of N integers, your task is to select K integers from the list such that its unfairness is minimized.

Max Min

##### Complexity:

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

space complexity is O(N)

##### Execution:

The unfairness is the distance between K elements in a sorted array.

##### Solution:
#!/usr/bin/py
if __name__ == '__main__':
n = input()
k = input()
candies = [input() for _ in range(0,n)]
candies.sort()
min_diff = 1000000000
## Write code here to compute the answer using (n, k, candies)

for i in xrange(n - k + 1):
min_diff = min(min_diff, candies[i+k-1] - candies[i])

print min_diff


#include <cmath>
#include <cstdio>
#include <vector>
#include <iostream>
#include <algorithm>
#include <limits>
using namespace std;

int main() {
/* The code required to enter n,k, candies is provided*/

int N, K, unfairness = std::numeric_limits<int>::max();
cin >> N >> K;
int candies[N];
for (int i=0; i<N; i++)
cin >> candies[i];

sort(candies, candies + N);

for (int i=0; i < N - K + 1; i++){
unfairness = min(unfairness, candies[i+K-1] - candies[i]);
}

cout << unfairness << "\n";
return 0;
}


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