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0002 Add Two Numbers

Solved at: 2022-08-27


You are given two non-empty linked lists representing two non-negative integers. The digits are stored in reverse order, and each node contains a single digit. Add the two numbers and return the sum as a linked list.

You may assume the two numbers do not contain any leading zero except the number 0 itself.


# Definition for singly-linked list.
# class ListNode:
# def __init__(self, val=0, next=None):
# self.val = val
# = next
class Solution:
def _add(self, l1, l2, answer, carry: int) -> Optional[ListNode]:
if not l1 and not l2 and carry == 0:
return answer
answer.val += l1.val if l1 else 0
answer.val += l2.val if l2 else 0
answer.val += carry
carry = 0
if answer.val >= 10:
answer.val -= 10
carry = 1
l1next = if l1 else None
l2next = if l2 else None
if l1next or l2next or carry != 0:
# print(l1next.val if l1next else 0, l2next.val if l2next else 0, carry)
n = ListNode() = n
n = None
self._add(l1next, l2next, n, carry)

def addTwoNumbers(self, l1: Optional[ListNode], l2: Optional[ListNode]) -> Optional[ListNode]:
answer = ListNode()
self._add(l1, l2, answer, 0)
return answer



113 ms, faster than 43.74% of Python3 online submissions for Add Two Numbers.

Memory Usage

13.9 MB, less than 44.03% of Python3 online submissions for Add Two Numbers.