The correct, optimal and working solution for programming question sherlock-and-moving-tiles on hackerrank

/* * Author: Arpit Bhayani * https://arpitbhayani.me */ #include <cmath> #include <cstdio> #include <cstdlib> #include <climits> #include <deque> #include <iostream> #include <list> #include <limits> #include <map> #include <queue> #include <set> #include <stack> #include <vector> #define ll long long #define MIN(a, b) a < b ? a : b #define MAX(a, b) a > b ? a : b using namespace std; int readline(char *str) { int i = 0; char ch; while((ch = getchar()) != '\n') { str[i++] = ch; } str[i] = '\0'; return i; } int main(int argc, char *argv[]) { long double l, s1, s2; cin >> l >> s1 >> s2; long double q; cin >> q; while(q--) { long double qi; cin >> qi; printf("%.4LF\n", ( (sqrt(2) * l - sqrt(2 * qi)) / abs(s1 - s2) )); } return 0; }