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flipHalf

Language/Type: C++ Stack Queue collections
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Author: Marty Stepp (on 2016/06/16)

Write a function named flipHalf that reverses the order of half of the elements of a Queue of integers, passed by reference as a parameter to your function. Your function should reverse the order of all the elements in odd-numbered positions (position 1, 3, 5, etc.) assuming that the first value in the queue has position 0. For example, if the queue originally stores this sequence of numbers when the function is called:

index: 0  1  2  3  4  5   6   7
front {1, 8, 7, 2, 9, 18, 12, 0} back

Then it should store the following values after the function finishes executing:

index: 0  1  2  3   4  5  6   7
front {1, 0, 7, 18, 9, 2, 12, 8} back

Notice that numbers in even positions (positions 0, 2, 4, 6) have not moved. That sub-sequence of numbers is still: (1, 7, 9, 12). But notice that the numbers in odd positions (positions 1, 3, 5, 7) are now in reverse order relative to the original. In other words, the original sub-sequence: (8, 2, 18, 0) - has become: (0, 18, 2, 8).

Constraints: You may use a single stack as auxiliary storage.

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This is a function problem. Write a C++ function as described. Do not write a complete program; just the function(s) above.

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