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In a Binary Tree, Check if two nodes are Cousins

Objec­tive: Given a binary tree and two nodes, Check if they are cousins

Input: A binary tree and two nodes

Cousin Nodes: Cousin nodes are the nodes who are at the same level in the tree and whose par­ents are siblings.


Cousin Nodes

Cousin Nodes


  • Check the height of both the nodes, if heights are dif­fer­ent then return false.
  • Check if both the nodes has the same par­ent, if yes then return false.
  • else return true.

Com­plete Code:


Node 2 and Node 3 are cousins??? false
Node 7 and Node 9 are cousins??? true

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