  Learn Tech Skills from Scratch @ Scaler EDGE # Perfect Peak of Array

Problem Description

Given an integer array A of size N.

You need to check that whether there exist a element which is strictly greater than all the elements on left of it and strictly smaller than all the elements on right of it.

If it exists return 1 else return 0.

NOTE:

• Do not consider the corner elements i.e A and A[N-1] as the answer.

• Problem Constraints

3 <= N <= 105

1 <= A[i] <= 109

Input Format

First and only argument is an integer array A containing N integers.

Output Format

Return 1 if there exist a element that is strictly greater than all the elements on left of it and strictly smaller than all the elements on right of it else return 0.

Example Input

Input 1:

``` A = [5, 1, 4, 3, 6, 8, 10, 7, 9]
```

Input 2:

``` A = [5, 1, 4, 4]
```

Example Output

Output 1:

``` 1
```

Output 2:

``` 0
```

Example Explanation

Explanation 1:

``` A = 6 is the element we are looking for.
All elements on left of A are smaller than it and all elements on right are greater.
```

Explanation 2:

``` No such element exits.
```

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