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Given an array of integers arr, you are initially positioned at the first index of the array.

In one step you can jump from index i to index:

  • i + 1 where: i + 1 < arr.length.
  • i - 1 where: i - 1 >= 0.
  • j where: arr[i] == arr[j] and i != j.

Return the minimum number of steps to reach the last index of the array.

Notice that you can not jump outside of the array at any time.

 

Example 1:

Input: arr = [100,-23,-23,404,100,23,23,23,3,404]
Output: 3
Explanation: You need three jumps from index 0 --> 4 --> 3 --> 9. Note that index 9 is the last index of the array.

Example 2:

Input: arr = [7]
Output: 0
Explanation: Start index is the last index. You don't need to jump.

Example 3:

Input: arr = [7,6,9,6,9,6,9,7]
Output: 1
Explanation: You can jump directly from index 0 to index 7 which is last index of the array.

Example 4:

Input: arr = [6,1,9]
Output: 2

Example 5:

Input: arr = [11,22,7,7,7,7,7,7,7,22,13]
Output: 3

 

Constraints:

  • 1 <= arr.length <= 5 * 104
  • -108 <= arr[i] <= 108

class Solution { public int minJumps(int[] arr) { } }
Medium
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