Reverse a Linked List

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Reverse a Linked List
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Problem

Given the head of a singly linked list, reverse the list, and return the reversed list. This is similar to the Leetcode Problem - Reverse Linked List

Approach

The approach would be simple, create a null node, place it to the left of the first node and then reverse all the nodes from the right towards the null node.

class Solution {
    public ListNode reverseList(ListNode head) {
        if(head ==null || head.next ==null)
            return head;
      ListNode newHead = null;
        while (head!=null) {
           ListNode next = head.next;
            head.next = newHead;
            newHead = head;
            head = next;
        }
        return newHead;
    }
}

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