## Binary Search:-

The flaw of a binary search is that it could only be applied on a **sorted array**. We cannot apply it on an unsorted array. This is a very useful technique because it is used to quickly found the required values. This technique is performed is several steps.

**1.** Firstly the middle element of array is found and compared with value which user wanted to search in an **array**.

**2.** If they are same then it will return the location of the required value.

**3.** If they are not equal then it will break the array in half.

**4.** If the middle element of array is smaller than the required number then it will search the first half of an array.

**5. **If the middle element of array is greater than the required number then it will search the second half of an array.

**This process will continue until the required value is found or until the loop terminates** or complete without founding the required value.

## Example of Binary Search:-

#include<iostream.h> #include<conio.h> main() { int abb[4]; int r; int initial=0; int final=4; int mid; int location=-5; cout<<"Enter 5 numbers to store in array: "<<endl; for(int i=0; i<5; i++) { cin>>abb[i]; } cout<<endl; cout<<"Enter the number you want to found :"; cin>>r; cout<<endl; while(initial<=final) { mid= (initial+final)/2; if(abb[mid]==r) { location=mid; break; } if(r<abb[mid]) final=mid-1; if(r>abb[mid]) initial=mid+1; } if(location==-5) cout<<" Required number not found "<<endl; else cout<<" Required number is found at index "<<location<<endl; getch(); }

**Explanation:-**

The above program is written to take five values as an input from the user and store them in an array named **abb**. Then the program will ask the user about which number he wanted to search, then user will provide the element to be searched. First of all array **abb **willbe declared then integer variable **r** will be declared to hold the required value and the elements input by the user will be assign to array **abb**. Integer variable **initial** will be declared to hold the position of first index of an array then the integer variable **final** will be declared to the location of the last element of an array, Then the integer variable **mid** will be declared to hold the location of the middle element of the array. After declaring variables the values assigned to an array by using for loop, number to be searched will be assigned to variable **r**. Then, **while loop** will come into action and the conditioned will be processed, the loop will continue until **initial **index remains smaller than the **final** index. If the condition becomes true it will add the **initial** and **final** index and divide them by two and store the resultant value in a variable **mid**. Then it will check the other condition, if **mid** equals to the required number then it will assign the value of **mid** to the variable location, otherwise it will check either the required number is smaller than the number present at the **mid** location, if it is smaller than it will assign variable **final** the value of **mid**-1. If it is greater than it will assign variable **initial** the value of **mid**+1. At the end when the loop completes, the compiler checks the value of variable **location**, if it is equal to -5, it will print the massage “value not found” otherwise it will return the location of a required number.

## Program of Prime numbers:-

The below program will show how to develop and design the logic of prime numbers.

#include<iostream> #include<conio.h> using namespace std; bool prime(int); main() { int a; cout<<"Enter an interger greater then 1: "; cin>>a; if(prime(a)) cout<<a<< " is a prime Number "<< endl; else cout<<a<<" is not a prime Number"; getch(); } bool prime(int z) { for(int i=2; i<z; i++) { if(z%i==0) return false; } return true; }[yop_poll id=”14″]

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