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### by AskGif | Oct 18, 2020 | Category :coding | Tags : algorithmarraydata-structureeasyleetcode #### Special Array With X Elements Greater Than or Equal X - Array - Easy - LeetCode

You are given an array nums of non-negative integers. nums is considered special if there exists a number x such that there are exactly x numbers in nums that are greater than or equal to x.

Notice that x does not have to be an element in nums.

Return x if the array is special, otherwise, return -1. It can be proven that if nums is special, the value for x is unique.

Example 1:

Input: nums = [3,5]
Output: 2
Explanation: There are 2 values (3 and 5) that are greater than or equal to 2.
Example 2:

Input: nums = [0,0]
Output: -1
Explanation: No numbers fit the criteria for x.
If x = 0, there should be 0 numbers >= x, but there are 2.
If x = 1, there should be 1 number >= x, but there are 0.
If x = 2, there should be 2 numbers >= x, but there are 0.
x cannot be greater since there are only 2 numbers in nums.
Example 3:

Input: nums = [0,4,3,0,4]
Output: 3
Explanation: There are 3 values that are greater than or equal to 3.
Example 4:

Input: nums = [3,6,7,7,0]
Output: -1

Constraints:

1 <= nums.length <= 100
0 <= nums[i] <= 1000

``````public class Solution {
public int SpecialArray(int[] nums) {
int x = nums.Length;
var counts = new int[x+1];

foreach(var elem in nums){
if(elem >= x){
counts[x]++;
}
else{
counts[elem]++;
}
}

int res = 0;
for(int i = counts.Length-1; i > 0; i--) {
res += counts[i];
if(res == i){
return i;
}
}

return -1;
}
}``````

Time Complexity: O(n)

Space Complexity: O(n)