  Learn Tech Skills from Scratch @ Scaler EDGE # Search for a Range

Given a sorted array of integers A(0 based index) of size N, find the starting and ending position of a given integar B in array A.

Your algorithm’s runtime complexity must be in the order of `O(log n)`.

Return an array of size 2, such that first element = starting position of B in A and second element = ending position of B in A, if B is not found in A return [-1, -1].

Input Format

``````The first argument given is the integer array A.
The second argument given is the integer B.
``````

Output Format

`````` Return an array of size 2, such that first element = starting position of B in A and second element = ending position of B in A, if B is not found in A return [-1, -1].
``````

Constraints

``````1 <= N <= 10^6
1 <= A[i], B <= 10^9
``````

For Example

``````Input 1:
A = [5, 7, 7, 8, 8, 10]
B = 8
Output 1:
[3, 4]
Explanation 1:
First occurence of 8 in A is at index 3
Second occurence of 8 in A is at index 4
ans = [3, 4]

Input 2:
A = [5, 17, 100, 111]
B = 3
Output 2:
[-1, -1]
``````
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