get level of a node in binary tree in java


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This is 11th part of java binary tree tutorial.

Java Binary tree tutorial:

In this post, we will see about program to get level of node  in a binary tree in java.
We will search for a key in binary tree. Root will be at level 1. If we do not find key in binary tree then its level will be 0.

Algorithm :

Steps for getting level of a node in binary tree:
  • If node is null then return 0
  • If node’s data is equal to key, then return level.
  • Recursively search key in left subtree
  • If not found, then search in right subtree

Code for recursion will be:

Lets create java program to get level of node in binary tree:

Lets say, your binary tree is this:

Run above program and you will get following output:

Java Binary tree tutorial:

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  1. Anurag October 23, 2016

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