In this article we are going to see how we can mirror a binary tree using python. Lets see what are binary tree
Algorithms: Mirror a Binary tree using python
Binary tree are the tree where one node can have only two child and cannot have more than two. Traversal means visiting all the nodes of the Binary tree.
Lets take the below tree for example.
So we will be writing python code for changing the tree to its mirror.
class Node: def __init__(self,data): self.left = None self.right = None self.data = data def inOrder(root): if root: inOrder(root.left) print (root.data) inOrder(root.right) def mirror(root): if root: mirror(root.left) mirror(root.right) root.left, root.right = root.right, root.left root = Node(1) root.left = Node(2) root.right = Node(3) root.left.left = Node(4) root.right.left = Node(5) print inOrder(root) # 4 2 1 5 3 print '\n' mirror(root) print inOrder(root) # 5 3 1 4 2
Thus you can see the mirror trees inorder traversal. It was really simple we just traversed the tree and changed the right subtree with left and left subtree with right subtree.
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