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    Hi ,
    I have a assignment in which the requirement is :
    "Build a binary tree of all size and shape".
    Does someone has any idea what it means? Quite not clear to me.

    Thank you
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    If that's a direct quote, it's not a good requirement. Too ambiguous. They probably want you to show all of the variations of a tree, like if there are three nodes, you have these trees:
    Code:
    *           *     *   *       *
     \         /     /     \     / \
      *       *     *       *   *   *
       \     /       \     /
        *   *         *   *
    But the variations grow exponentially with each new node, so the question really needs more detail.

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    Or maybe it just needs to be capable of being any size and shape.
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