## List Minimum

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Points: 3
Time limit: 2.0s
Memory limit: 256M

Problem types
##### Brute Force Practice 1

You have a list of unique numbers each no larger than . The size of the list is no greater than . You perform the following operation on the list repeatedly: take the minimum of the numbers, and remove it from the list. You stop when the list is empty.

In what order are the numbers removed?

#### Input Specification

The first line will have the size of the list.

Each line after that will be an element of the list. You are guaranteed no two elements are the same.

#### Output Specification

Print one line for each time the operation was performed: the number that was removed at that step.

#### Sample Input

3
5
8
2

#### Sample Output

2
5
8

• commented on Feb. 25, 2021, 3:41 a.m.

Isn't this basically the same as https://dmoj.ca/problem/a4b1 ?

• commented on Dec. 31, 2018, 3:09 a.m.

take the minimum of the numbers, and remove it from the list. should it be the smallest?

• commented on July 15, 2022, 1:59 a.m.

It should be the smallest in that current list. I think, I can't figure it out.

• commented on Jan. 1, 2019, 12:03 a.m.

yeah just each time find the current minimum number in the array and: print it(the smallest) & remove it

• commented on Sept. 27, 2018, 12:31 a.m. edited

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• commented on Sept. 27, 2016, 7:40 p.m. edited

A note to new users: please do not post notes, hints, or solutions in problem comments.

What may seem obvious to you may not be obvious to others. There are many ways to solve problems like these, and they exist to encourage new contest programmers into thinking about the efficiency of their solutions. Posting a solution — no matter how trivial — defeats this purpose.

• commented on Nov. 7, 2016, 5:11 p.m.

I just thought this problem is suspiciously simple. The general rule for me is "when you find it too easy, then you have misread the problem"

• commented on Nov. 8, 2016, 5:25 a.m.

That's fine, and a good intuition for harder problems. However, 3-5 point problems should usually be taken at face value, as there are rarely any tricks involved.

• commented on Sept. 27, 2016, 8:13 p.m.

Just to clarify, clarifications are allowed, right?

• commented on Sept. 27, 2016, 8:50 p.m.

Of course, and even hints may be appropriate for harder problems, where a nudge towards the right approach isn't the same as giving the entire problem away.