Binary Search Tree

Binary Search Tree, is a node-based binary tree data structure which has the following properties:
The left subtree of a node contains only nodes with keys lesser than the node’s key.
The right subtree of a node contains only nodes with keys greater than the node’s key.
The left and right subtree each must also be a binary search tree.
There must be no duplicate nodes.

A new key is always inserted at leaf. We start searching a key from root till we hit a leaf node. Once a leaf node is found, the new node is added as a child of the leaf node.

/ Java program to demonstrate insert operation in binary search tree
class BinarySearchTree {

/* Class containing left and right child of current node and key value*/
class Node { 
    int key; 
    Node left, right; 

    public Node(int item) { 
        key = item; 
        left = right = null; 

// Root of BST 
Node root; 

// Constructor 
BinarySearchTree() {  
    root = null;  

// This method mainly calls insertRec() 
void insert(int key) { 
   root = insertRec(root, key); 

/* A recursive function to insert a new key in BST */
Node insertRec(Node root, int key) { 

    /* If the tree is empty, return a new node */
    if (root == null) { 
        root = new Node(key); 
        return root; 

    /* Otherwise, recur down the tree */
    if (key < root.key) 
        root.left = insertRec(root.left, key); 
    else if (key > root.key) 
        root.right = insertRec(root.right, key); 

    /* return the (unchanged) node pointer */
    return root; 

// This method mainly calls InorderRec() 
void inorder()  { 

// A utility function to do inorder traversal of BST 
void inorderRec(Node root) { 
    if (root != null) { 

public static void main(String[] args) { 
    BinarySearchTree tree = new BinarySearchTree(); 


    // print inorder traversal of the BST 




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