Saturday, 29 April 2017

Hacker Rank Cats and a Mouse Problem Solution.

Two cats named  and  are standing at integral points on the x-axis. Cat  is standing at point  and cat  is standing at point . Both cats run at the same speed, and they want to catch a mouse named  that's hiding at integral point  on the x-axis. Can you determine who will catch the mouse?
You are given  queries in the form of , and . For each query, print the appropriate answer on a new line:
  • If cat  catches the mouse first, print Cat A.
  • If cat  catches the mouse first, print Cat B.
  • If both cats reach the mouse at the same time, print Mouse C as the two cats fight and mouse escapes.
Input Format
The first line contains a single integer, , denoting the number of queries. 
Each of the  subsequent lines contains three space-separated integers describing the respective values of  (cat 's location),  (cat 's location), and  (mouse 's location).
Output Format
On a new line for each query, print Cat A if cat  catches the mouse first, Cat B if cat  catches the mouse first, or Mouse C if the mouse escapes.
Sample Input 0
1 2 3
1 3 2
2 1 3
Sample Output 0
Cat B
Mouse C
Cat A
Explanation 0
Query 0: The positions of the cats and mouse are shown below:image
Cat  will catch the mouse first, so we print Cat B on a new line.
Query 1: In this query, cats  and  reach mouse  at the exact same time:image
Because the mouse escapes, we print Mouse C on a new line.

using namespace std;
    * Prosen Ghosh
    * American International University - Bangladesh (AIUB)
int main(){

    int q;

    cin >> q;
    for(int i = 0; i < q; i++){
        int a,b,c;
        cin >> a >> b >> c;
        abs(a-c) < abs(b-c) ? cout << "Cat A" : abs(b-c) < abs(a-c) ? cout << "Cat B" : cout << "Mouse C";
        cout << endl;
    return 0;

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