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Language/Type: C++ linked lists pointers

Write a function named middle that returns the middle value in a linked list of integers. The middle value is one halfway down the list. For example, if the list is [11, -2, 45, 39, 84], you should return 45.

If the list is of even length, return the rightmost of the two middle elements. For example, if the list is [11, -2, 88, 45, 39, 0], you should return 45. If the list is empty, you should throw a string exception.

(For added challenge, can you solve this problem while traversing the list only once?)

Assume that you are using the ListNode structure as defined below:

struct ListNode {
    int data;         // value stored in each node
    ListNode* next;   // pointer to next node in list (nullptr if none)
}
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This is a function exercise. Write a C++ function as described. Do not write a complete program; just the function(s) above.

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