# Gas Station 🐋

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Question

There are `n` gas stations along a circular route, where the amount of gas at the `ith` station is `gas[i]`.

You have a car with an unlimited gas tank and it costs `cost[i]` of gas to travel from the `ith` station to its next `(i + 1)th` station. You begin the journey with an empty tank at one of the gas stations.

Given two integer arrays `gas` and `cost`, return the starting gas station's index if you can travel around the circuit once in the clockwise direction, otherwise return `-1`. If there exists a solution, it is guaranteed to be unique

Example 1:

`Input: gas = [1,2,3,4,5], cost = [3,4,5,1,2]Output: 3Explanation:Start at station 3 (index 3) and fill up with 4 unit of gas. Your tank = 0 + 4 = 4Travel to station 4. Your tank = 4 - 1 + 5 = 8Travel to station 0. Your tank = 8 - 2 + 1 = 7Travel to station 1. Your tank = 7 - 3 + 2 = 6Travel to station 2. Your tank = 6 - 4 + 3 = 5Travel to station 3. The cost is 5. Your gas is just enough to travel back to station 3.Therefore, return 3 as the starting index.`

Example 2:

`Input: gas = [2,3,4], cost = [3,4,3]Output: -1Explanation:You can't start at station 0 or 1, as there is not enough gas to travel to the next station.Let's start at station 2 and fill up with 4 unit of gas. Your tank = 0 + 4 = 4Travel to station 0. Your tank = 4 - 3 + 2 = 3Travel to station 1. Your tank = 3 - 3 + 3 = 3You cannot travel back to station 2, as it requires 4 unit of gas but you only have 3.Therefore, you can't travel around the circuit once no matter where you start.`

Constraints:

• `n == gas.length == cost.length`
• `1 <= n <= 105`
• `0 <= gas[i], cost[i] <= 104`

# Solution

Time complexity O(n²)

Space complexity O(1)

Time complexity O(2n) -> O(n)

Space complexity O(1)

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