I’m very confused. I really don’t know where to start from.
People are saying “Learn Algorithms”, “Practice” and stuff. But, the problem is that I’m new to competitive programming and I don’t really understand what algorithms are. What will I practice, then?
Is there a faster way to learn? At least, just the basics. The problem is that I have very less time(just 4 days) for a contest(codechef based private contest).
Anyway, can you provide relevant information(or, a link to it)?
I don’t know if this is important or no: But, the language I want to code in is C++. I’m not basically a novice in it, in fact I know it sufficiently enough. Just the problem is I don’t know much about algorithms.