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Given an array of integers heights representing the histogram's bar height where the width of each bar is 1, return the area of the largest rectangle in the histogram.

    public int largestRectangleArea(int[] heights) {
        int len = heights.length;
        Stack<Integer> s = new Stack<>();
        int maxArea = 0;
        for (int i = 0; i <= len; i++){
            int h = (i == len ? 0 : heights[i]);
            if (s.isEmpty() || h >= heights[s.peek()]) {
                s.push(i);
            } else {
                int tp = s.pop();
                maxArea = Math.max(maxArea, heights[tp] * (s.isEmpty() ? i : i - 1 - s.peek()));
                i--;
            }
        }
        return maxArea;
    }

Posted by Jamie Meyer 3 months ago

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