Classifying exercises is an activity fraught with peril, because readers of a book such as this come to the material with various levels of knowledge and experience. Nonetheless, guidance is appropriate, so many of the exercises carry one of four annotations, to help you decide how to approach them.
Exercises that test your understanding of the material are marked with an open triangle, as follows:
9.57 Give the binomial queue that results when the keys E A S Y Q U E S T I O N are inserted into an initially empty binomial queue.
Most often, such exercises relate directly to examples in the text. They should present no special ...