Binary treeEdit

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Accessing child elements

To access the children of an element n.

For a 1-indexed tree

              1                             n
       2             3                2n      2n + 1
   4      5       6       7
8    9 10   11  12  13 14  15

For a 0-indexed tree

              0                                  n
       1             2                2(n + 1) - 1      2(n + 1)
   3      4       5       6
7    8 9    10  11  12 13  14

Accessing parent elements

To access the parent of an element n.

For a 1-indexed tree

              1
       2             3
   4      5       6       7           n / 2
8    9 10   11  12  13 14  15         n

For a 0-indexed tree

              0
       1             2
   3      4       5       6           (n - 1) / 2
7    8 9    10  11  12 13  14         n

Rendering a binary tree

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Variants of binary trees