# Maximize profit in buying and selling stocks with Rest condition

• Difficulty Level : Hard
• Last Updated : 26 May, 2021

The price of a stock on each day is given in an array arr[] for N days, the task is to find the maximum profit that can be made by buying and selling the stocks in those days with conditions that the stock must be sold before buying again and stock cannot be bought on the next day of selling a stock. (i.e, rest for at least one day).

Examples:

Input: arr[] = {2, 4, 5, 0, 2}
Output:
Explanation: Buy at cost 2 and sell at cost 4, profit = 2. Buy at cost 0 and sell at cost 2, profit = 2. Total profit = 4.

Input: arr[] = {2, 0, 5, 1, 8}
Output:

Approach :
Consider three states: REST, HOLD, and SOLD.

REST means not doing anything.
HOLD means holding stock (bought a stock and have not sold).
SOLD means state after selling the stock.

To reach the REST state, do nothing.
To reach the HOLD state, buy the stock.
To reach the SOLD state, sell the stock for which first there is a need to buy.
By the above actions, a transition diagram is made.

By using this transition diagram the profit can be found out.
On ith day:

• rest[i] denotes maximum profit made by resting on day i. Since ith day is rest day, the stock might have been sold on (i-1)th day or might not have been sold. The value of rest[i] = max( rest[i-1], sold[i-1]).
• hold[i] denotes maximum profit made by buying on ith day or by buying on some day before ith and resting on ith day. So, the value of hold[i] = max( hold[i-1], rest[i-1]+price[i]).
• sold[i] denotes maximum profit by selling ith day. Stock must have been bought on some day before selling it on the ith day. Hence sold[i] = hold[i-1] + price[i]

Hence, the final answer will be the

maximum of sold[n-1] and rest[n-1].

Below is the implementation of the above approach:

## C++

 `// C++ program for the above problem``#include ``using` `namespace` `std;` `int` `maxProfit(``int` `prices[], ``int` `n)``{``    ``// If there is only one day``    ``// for buying and selling``    ``// no profit can be made``    ``if` `(n <= 1)``        ``return` `0;` `    ``// Array to store Maxprofit by``    ``// resting on given day``    ``int` `rest[n] = { 0 };` `    ``// Array to store Maxprofit by``    ``// buying or resting on the``    ``// given day``    ``int` `hold[n] = { 0 };` `    ``// Array to store Maxprofit by``    ``// selling on given day``    ``int` `sold[n] = { 0 };` `    ``// Initially there will 0 profit``    ``rest[0] = 0;` `    ``// Buying on 1st day results``    ``// in negative profit``    ``hold[0] = -prices[0];` `    ``// zero profit since selling``    ``// before buying isn't possible``    ``sold[0] = 0;` `    ``for` `(``int` `i = 1; i < n; i++) {` `        ``// max of profit on (i-1)th``        ``// day by resting and profit``        ``// on (i-1)th day by selling.``        ``rest[i] = max(rest[i - 1],``                      ``sold[i - 1]);` `        ``// max of profit by resting``        ``// on ith day and``        ``// buying on ith day.``        ``hold[i] = max(hold[i - 1],``                      ``rest[i - 1]``                          ``- prices[i]);` `        ``// max of profit by selling``        ``// on ith day``        ``sold[i] = hold[i - 1] + prices[i];``    ``}` `    ``// maxprofit``    ``return` `max(rest[n - 1],``               ``sold[n - 1]);``}` `// Driver Code``int` `main()``{``    ``int` `price[] = { 2, 4,``                    ``5, 0, 2 };``    ``int` `n = ``sizeof``(price)``            ``/ ``sizeof``(price[0]);``    ``cout << maxProfit(price, n)``         ``<< endl;``    ``return` `0;``}`

## Java

 `// Java program for the above problem``class` `GFG{` `static` `int` `maxProfit(``int` `prices[], ``int` `n)``{``    ` `    ``// If there is only one day``    ``// for buying and selling``    ``// no profit can be made``    ``if` `(n <= ``1``)``        ``return` `0``;` `    ``// Array to store Maxprofit by``    ``// resting on given day``    ``int` `rest[] = ``new` `int``[n];` `    ``// Array to store Maxprofit by``    ``// buying or resting on the``    ``// given day``    ``int` `hold[] = ``new` `int``[``9``];` `    ``// Array to store Maxprofit by``    ``// selling on given day``    ``int` `sold[] = ``new` `int``[``9``];` `    ``// Initially there will 0 profit``    ``rest[``0``] = ``0``;` `    ``// Buying on 1st day results``    ``// in negative profit``    ``hold[``0``] = -prices[``0``];` `    ``// Zero profit since selling``    ``// before buying isn't possible``    ``sold[``0``] = ``0``;` `    ``for``(``int` `i = ``1``; i < n; i++)``    ``{``       ` `       ``// max of profit on (i-1)th``       ``// day by resting and profit``       ``// on (i-1)th day by selling.``       ``rest[i] = Math.max(rest[i - ``1``],``                          ``sold[i - ``1``]);``       ` `       ``// max of profit by resting``       ``// on ith day and``       ``// buying on ith day.``       ``hold[i] = Math.max(hold[i - ``1``],``                          ``rest[i - ``1``] -``                        ``prices[i]);``       ` `       ``// max of profit by selling``       ``// on ith day``       ``sold[i] = hold[i - ``1``] + prices[i];``    ``}``    ` `    ``// maxprofit``    ``return` `Math.max(rest[n - ``1``],``                    ``sold[n - ``1``]);``}` `// Driver Code``public` `static` `void` `main(String[] args)``{``    ``int` `price[] = { ``2``, ``4``, ``5``, ``0``, ``2` `};``    ``int` `n = price.length;``    ` `    ``System.out.print(maxProfit(price, n) + ``"\n"``);``}``}` `// This code is contributed by amal kumar choubey`

## Python3

 `# Python3 program for the above problem``def` `maxProfit(prices, n):` `    ``# If there is only one day``    ``# for buying and selling``    ``# no profit can be made``    ``if` `(n <``=` `1``):``        ``return` `0` `    ``# Array to store Maxprofit by``    ``# resting on given day``    ``rest ``=` `[``0``] ``*` `n` `    ``# Array to store Maxprofit by``    ``# buying or resting on the``    ``# given day``    ``hold ``=` `[``0``] ``*` `n` `    ``# Array to store Maxprofit by``    ``# selling on given day``    ``sold ``=` `[``0``] ``*` `n` `    ``# Initially there will 0 profit``    ``rest[``0``] ``=` `0` `    ``# Buying on 1st day results``    ``# in negative profit``    ``hold[``0``] ``=` `-``prices[``0``]` `    ``# zero profit since selling``    ``# before buying isn't possible``    ``sold[``0``] ``=` `0` `    ``for` `i ``in` `range``(``1``, n):` `        ``# max of profit on (i-1)th``        ``# day by resting and profit``        ``# on (i-1)th day by selling.``        ``rest[i] ``=` `max``(rest[i ``-` `1``],``                      ``sold[i ``-` `1``])` `        ``# max of profit by resting``        ``# on ith day and``        ``# buying on ith day.``        ``hold[i] ``=` `max``(hold[i ``-` `1``],``                      ``rest[i ``-` `1``] ``-``                    ``prices[i])` `        ``# max of profit by selling``        ``# on ith day``        ``sold[i] ``=` `hold[i ``-` `1``] ``+` `prices[i]``    ` `    ``# maxprofit``    ``return` `max``(rest[n ``-` `1``],``               ``sold[n ``-` `1``])` `# Driver Code``price ``=` `[ ``2``, ``4``, ``5``, ``0``, ``2` `]``n ``=` `len``(price)` `print``(maxProfit(price, n))` `# This code is contributed by avanitrachhadiya2155`

## C#

 `// C# program for the above problem``using` `System;` `class` `GFG{``    ` `static` `int` `maxProfit(``int``[] prices, ``int` `n)``{``    ` `    ``// If there is only one day``    ``// for buying and selling``    ``// no profit can be made``    ``if` `(n <= 1)``        ``return` `0;` `    ``// Array to store Maxprofit by``    ``// resting on given day``    ``int``[] rest = ``new` `int``[n];` `    ``// Array to store Maxprofit by``    ``// buying or resting on the``    ``// given day``    ``int``[] hold = ``new` `int``[9];` `    ``// Array to store Maxprofit by``    ``// selling on given day``    ``int``[] sold = ``new` `int``[9];` `    ``// Initially there will 0 profit``    ``rest[0] = 0;` `    ``// Buying on 1st day results``    ``// in negative profit``    ``hold[0] = -prices[0];` `    ``// Zero profit since selling``    ``// before buying isn't possible``    ``sold[0] = 0;` `    ``for``(``int` `i = 1; i < n; i++)``    ``{``        ` `        ``// max of profit on (i-1)th``        ``// day by resting and profit``        ``// on (i-1)th day by selling.``        ``rest[i] = Math.Max(rest[i - 1],``                           ``sold[i - 1]);``            ` `        ``// max of profit by resting``        ``// on ith day and``        ``// buying on ith day.``        ``hold[i] = Math.Max(hold[i - 1],``                           ``rest[i - 1] -``                         ``prices[i]);``            ` `        ``// max of profit by selling``        ``// on ith day``        ``sold[i] = hold[i - 1] + prices[i];``    ``}``    ` `    ``// maxprofit``    ``return` `Math.Max(rest[n - 1],``                    ``sold[n - 1]);``}` `// Driver code``static` `void` `Main()``{``    ``int``[] price = { 2, 4, 5, 0, 2 };``    ``int` `n = price.Length;` `    ``Console.WriteLine(maxProfit(price, n));``}``}` `// This code is contributed by divyeshrabadiya07`

## Javascript

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Output:

`4`

Time Complexity: O(N)
Auxiliary Space: O(N)

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