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Find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Spoken language:

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given.

A triplet (X, Y, Z), such that 0 ≤ X < Y < Z < N, is called a *double slice*.

The *sum* of double slice (X, Y, Z) is the total of A[X + 1] + A[X + 2] + ... + A[Y − 1] + A[Y + 1] + A[Y + 2] + ... + A[Z − 1].

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example double slices:

- double slice (0, 3, 6), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 = 17,
- double slice (0, 3, 7), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 − 1 = 16,
- double slice (3, 4, 5), sum is 0.

The goal is to find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Write a function:

int solution(int A[], int N);

that, given a non-empty array A consisting of N integers, returns the maximal sum of any double slice.

For example, given:

the function should return 17, because no double slice of array A has a sum of greater than 17.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−10,000..10,000].

Copyright 2009–2024 by Codility Limited. All Rights Reserved. Unauthorized copying, publication or disclosure prohibited.

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given.

A triplet (X, Y, Z), such that 0 ≤ X < Y < Z < N, is called a *double slice*.

The *sum* of double slice (X, Y, Z) is the total of A[X + 1] + A[X + 2] + ... + A[Y − 1] + A[Y + 1] + A[Y + 2] + ... + A[Z − 1].

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example double slices:

- double slice (0, 3, 6), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 = 17,
- double slice (0, 3, 7), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 − 1 = 16,
- double slice (3, 4, 5), sum is 0.

The goal is to find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Write a function:

int solution(vector<int> &A);

that, given a non-empty array A consisting of N integers, returns the maximal sum of any double slice.

For example, given:

the function should return 17, because no double slice of array A has a sum of greater than 17.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−10,000..10,000].

Copyright 2009–2024 by Codility Limited. All Rights Reserved. Unauthorized copying, publication or disclosure prohibited.

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given.

A triplet (X, Y, Z), such that 0 ≤ X < Y < Z < N, is called a *double slice*.

The *sum* of double slice (X, Y, Z) is the total of A[X + 1] + A[X + 2] + ... + A[Y − 1] + A[Y + 1] + A[Y + 2] + ... + A[Z − 1].

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example double slices:

- double slice (0, 3, 6), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 = 17,
- double slice (0, 3, 7), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 − 1 = 16,
- double slice (3, 4, 5), sum is 0.

The goal is to find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Write a function:

int solution(vector<int> &A);

that, given a non-empty array A consisting of N integers, returns the maximal sum of any double slice.

For example, given:

the function should return 17, because no double slice of array A has a sum of greater than 17.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−10,000..10,000].

Copyright 2009–2024 by Codility Limited. All Rights Reserved. Unauthorized copying, publication or disclosure prohibited.

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given.

A triplet (X, Y, Z), such that 0 ≤ X < Y < Z < N, is called a *double slice*.

*sum* of double slice (X, Y, Z) is the total of A[X + 1] + A[X + 2] + ... + A[Y − 1] + A[Y + 1] + A[Y + 2] + ... + A[Z − 1].

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example double slices:

- double slice (0, 3, 6), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 = 17,
- double slice (0, 3, 7), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 − 1 = 16,
- double slice (3, 4, 5), sum is 0.

The goal is to find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Write a function:

class Solution { public int solution(int[] A); }

For example, given:

the function should return 17, because no double slice of array A has a sum of greater than 17.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−10,000..10,000].

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given.

A triplet (X, Y, Z), such that 0 ≤ X < Y < Z < N, is called a *double slice*.

*sum* of double slice (X, Y, Z) is the total of A[X + 1] + A[X + 2] + ... + A[Y − 1] + A[Y + 1] + A[Y + 2] + ... + A[Z − 1].

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example double slices:

- double slice (0, 3, 6), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 = 17,
- double slice (0, 3, 7), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 − 1 = 16,
- double slice (3, 4, 5), sum is 0.

The goal is to find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Write a function:

int solution(List<int> A);

For example, given:

the function should return 17, because no double slice of array A has a sum of greater than 17.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−10,000..10,000].

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given.

A triplet (X, Y, Z), such that 0 ≤ X < Y < Z < N, is called a *double slice*.

*sum* of double slice (X, Y, Z) is the total of A[X + 1] + A[X + 2] + ... + A[Y − 1] + A[Y + 1] + A[Y + 2] + ... + A[Z − 1].

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example double slices:

- double slice (0, 3, 6), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 = 17,
- double slice (0, 3, 7), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 − 1 = 16,
- double slice (3, 4, 5), sum is 0.

The goal is to find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Write a function:

func Solution(A []int) int

For example, given:

the function should return 17, because no double slice of array A has a sum of greater than 17.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−10,000..10,000].

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given.

A triplet (X, Y, Z), such that 0 ≤ X < Y < Z < N, is called a *double slice*.

*sum* of double slice (X, Y, Z) is the total of A[X + 1] + A[X + 2] + ... + A[Y − 1] + A[Y + 1] + A[Y + 2] + ... + A[Z − 1].

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example double slices:

- double slice (0, 3, 6), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 = 17,
- double slice (0, 3, 7), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 − 1 = 16,
- double slice (3, 4, 5), sum is 0.

The goal is to find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Write a function:

class Solution { public int solution(int[] A); }

For example, given:

the function should return 17, because no double slice of array A has a sum of greater than 17.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−10,000..10,000].

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given.

A triplet (X, Y, Z), such that 0 ≤ X < Y < Z < N, is called a *double slice*.

*sum* of double slice (X, Y, Z) is the total of A[X + 1] + A[X + 2] + ... + A[Y − 1] + A[Y + 1] + A[Y + 2] + ... + A[Z − 1].

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example double slices:

- double slice (0, 3, 6), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 = 17,
- double slice (0, 3, 7), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 − 1 = 16,
- double slice (3, 4, 5), sum is 0.

The goal is to find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Write a function:

class Solution { public int solution(int[] A); }

For example, given:

the function should return 17, because no double slice of array A has a sum of greater than 17.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−10,000..10,000].

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given.

A triplet (X, Y, Z), such that 0 ≤ X < Y < Z < N, is called a *double slice*.

*sum* of double slice (X, Y, Z) is the total of A[X + 1] + A[X + 2] + ... + A[Y − 1] + A[Y + 1] + A[Y + 2] + ... + A[Z − 1].

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example double slices:

- double slice (0, 3, 6), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 = 17,
- double slice (0, 3, 7), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 − 1 = 16,
- double slice (3, 4, 5), sum is 0.

The goal is to find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Write a function:

function solution(A);

For example, given:

the function should return 17, because no double slice of array A has a sum of greater than 17.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−10,000..10,000].

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given.

A triplet (X, Y, Z), such that 0 ≤ X < Y < Z < N, is called a *double slice*.

*sum* of double slice (X, Y, Z) is the total of A[X + 1] + A[X + 2] + ... + A[Y − 1] + A[Y + 1] + A[Y + 2] + ... + A[Z − 1].

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example double slices:

- double slice (0, 3, 6), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 = 17,
- double slice (0, 3, 7), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 − 1 = 16,
- double slice (3, 4, 5), sum is 0.

The goal is to find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Write a function:

fun solution(A: IntArray): Int

For example, given:

the function should return 17, because no double slice of array A has a sum of greater than 17.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−10,000..10,000].

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given.

A triplet (X, Y, Z), such that 0 ≤ X < Y < Z < N, is called a *double slice*.

*sum* of double slice (X, Y, Z) is the total of A[X + 1] + A[X + 2] + ... + A[Y − 1] + A[Y + 1] + A[Y + 2] + ... + A[Z − 1].

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example double slices:

- double slice (0, 3, 6), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 = 17,
- double slice (0, 3, 7), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 − 1 = 16,
- double slice (3, 4, 5), sum is 0.

The goal is to find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Write a function:

function solution(A)

For example, given:

the function should return 17, because no double slice of array A has a sum of greater than 17.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−10,000..10,000].

Note: All arrays in this task are zero-indexed, unlike the common Lua convention. You can use `#A` to get the length of the array A.

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given.

A triplet (X, Y, Z), such that 0 ≤ X < Y < Z < N, is called a *double slice*.

*sum* of double slice (X, Y, Z) is the total of A[X + 1] + A[X + 2] + ... + A[Y − 1] + A[Y + 1] + A[Y + 2] + ... + A[Z − 1].

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example double slices:

- double slice (0, 3, 6), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 = 17,
- double slice (0, 3, 7), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 − 1 = 16,
- double slice (3, 4, 5), sum is 0.

The goal is to find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Write a function:

int solution(NSMutableArray *A);

For example, given:

the function should return 17, because no double slice of array A has a sum of greater than 17.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−10,000..10,000].

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given.

A triplet (X, Y, Z), such that 0 ≤ X < Y < Z < N, is called a *double slice*.

*sum* of double slice (X, Y, Z) is the total of A[X + 1] + A[X + 2] + ... + A[Y − 1] + A[Y + 1] + A[Y + 2] + ... + A[Z − 1].

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example double slices:

- double slice (0, 3, 6), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 = 17,
- double slice (0, 3, 7), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 − 1 = 16,
- double slice (3, 4, 5), sum is 0.

The goal is to find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Write a function:

function solution(A: array of longint; N: longint): longint;

For example, given:

the function should return 17, because no double slice of array A has a sum of greater than 17.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−10,000..10,000].

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given.

A triplet (X, Y, Z), such that 0 ≤ X < Y < Z < N, is called a *double slice*.

*sum* of double slice (X, Y, Z) is the total of A[X + 1] + A[X + 2] + ... + A[Y − 1] + A[Y + 1] + A[Y + 2] + ... + A[Z − 1].

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example double slices:

- double slice (0, 3, 6), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 = 17,
- double slice (0, 3, 7), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 − 1 = 16,
- double slice (3, 4, 5), sum is 0.

The goal is to find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Write a function:

function solution($A);

For example, given:

the function should return 17, because no double slice of array A has a sum of greater than 17.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−10,000..10,000].

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given.

A triplet (X, Y, Z), such that 0 ≤ X < Y < Z < N, is called a *double slice*.

*sum* of double slice (X, Y, Z) is the total of A[X + 1] + A[X + 2] + ... + A[Y − 1] + A[Y + 1] + A[Y + 2] + ... + A[Z − 1].

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example double slices:

- double slice (0, 3, 6), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 = 17,
- double slice (0, 3, 7), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 − 1 = 16,
- double slice (3, 4, 5), sum is 0.

The goal is to find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Write a function:

sub solution { my (@A) = @_; ... }

For example, given:

the function should return 17, because no double slice of array A has a sum of greater than 17.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−10,000..10,000].

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given.

A triplet (X, Y, Z), such that 0 ≤ X < Y < Z < N, is called a *double slice*.

*sum* of double slice (X, Y, Z) is the total of A[X + 1] + A[X + 2] + ... + A[Y − 1] + A[Y + 1] + A[Y + 2] + ... + A[Z − 1].

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example double slices:

- double slice (0, 3, 6), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 = 17,
- double slice (0, 3, 7), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 − 1 = 16,
- double slice (3, 4, 5), sum is 0.

The goal is to find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Write a function:

def solution(A)

For example, given:

the function should return 17, because no double slice of array A has a sum of greater than 17.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−10,000..10,000].

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given.

A triplet (X, Y, Z), such that 0 ≤ X < Y < Z < N, is called a *double slice*.

*sum* of double slice (X, Y, Z) is the total of A[X + 1] + A[X + 2] + ... + A[Y − 1] + A[Y + 1] + A[Y + 2] + ... + A[Z − 1].

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example double slices:

- double slice (0, 3, 6), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 = 17,
- double slice (0, 3, 7), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 − 1 = 16,
- double slice (3, 4, 5), sum is 0.

The goal is to find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Write a function:

def solution(a)

For example, given:

the function should return 17, because no double slice of array A has a sum of greater than 17.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−10,000..10,000].

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given.

A triplet (X, Y, Z), such that 0 ≤ X < Y < Z < N, is called a *double slice*.

*sum* of double slice (X, Y, Z) is the total of A[X + 1] + A[X + 2] + ... + A[Y − 1] + A[Y + 1] + A[Y + 2] + ... + A[Z − 1].

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example double slices:

- double slice (0, 3, 6), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 = 17,
- double slice (0, 3, 7), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 − 1 = 16,
- double slice (3, 4, 5), sum is 0.

The goal is to find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Write a function:

object Solution { def solution(a: Array[Int]): Int }

For example, given:

the function should return 17, because no double slice of array A has a sum of greater than 17.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−10,000..10,000].

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given.

A triplet (X, Y, Z), such that 0 ≤ X < Y < Z < N, is called a *double slice*.

*sum* of double slice (X, Y, Z) is the total of A[X + 1] + A[X + 2] + ... + A[Y − 1] + A[Y + 1] + A[Y + 2] + ... + A[Z − 1].

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example double slices:

- double slice (0, 3, 6), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 = 17,
- double slice (0, 3, 7), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 − 1 = 16,
- double slice (3, 4, 5), sum is 0.

The goal is to find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Write a function:

public func solution(_ A : inout [Int]) -> Int

For example, given:

the function should return 17, because no double slice of array A has a sum of greater than 17.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−10,000..10,000].

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given.

A triplet (X, Y, Z), such that 0 ≤ X < Y < Z < N, is called a *double slice*.

*sum* of double slice (X, Y, Z) is the total of A[X + 1] + A[X + 2] + ... + A[Y − 1] + A[Y + 1] + A[Y + 2] + ... + A[Z − 1].

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example double slices:

- double slice (0, 3, 6), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 = 17,
- double slice (0, 3, 7), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 − 1 = 16,
- double slice (3, 4, 5), sum is 0.

The goal is to find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Write a function:

function solution(A: number[]): number;

For example, given:

the function should return 17, because no double slice of array A has a sum of greater than 17.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−10,000..10,000].

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given.

A triplet (X, Y, Z), such that 0 ≤ X < Y < Z < N, is called a *double slice*.

*sum* of double slice (X, Y, Z) is the total of A[X + 1] + A[X + 2] + ... + A[Y − 1] + A[Y + 1] + A[Y + 2] + ... + A[Z − 1].

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example double slices:

- double slice (0, 3, 6), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 = 17,
- double slice (0, 3, 7), sum is 2 + 6 + 4 + 5 − 1 = 16,
- double slice (3, 4, 5), sum is 0.

The goal is to find the maximal sum of any double slice.

Write a function:

Private Function solution(A As Integer()) As Integer

For example, given:

the function should return 17, because no double slice of array A has a sum of greater than 17.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−10,000..10,000].