Combination Sum IV

Desicription

Given an integer array with all positive numbers and no duplicates, find the number of possible combinations that add up to a positive integer target.

Example:

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nums = [1, 2, 3]
target = 4

The possible combination ways are:
(1, 1, 1, 1)
(1, 1, 2)
(1, 2, 1)
(1, 3)
(2, 1, 1)
(2, 2)
(3, 1)

Note that different sequences are counted as different combinations.

Therefore the output is 7.

Follow up:

What if negative numbers are allowed in the given array?

How does it change the problem?

What limitation we need to add to the question to allow negative numbers?

Solution

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class Solution {
public int combinationSum4(int[] nums, int target) {
int[] comb = new int[target + 1];
comb[0] = 1;
for (int i = 1; i < comb.length; i++) {
for (int j = 0; j < nums.length; j++) {
if (i - nums[j] >= 0) {
comb[i] += comb[i - nums[j]];
}
}
}
return comb[target];
}
}