# 374. Guess Number Higher or Lower

## Problem

We are playing the Guess Game. The game is as follows:

I pick a number from 1 to n. You have to guess which number I picked.

Every time you guess wrong, I will tell you whether the number I picked is higher or lower than your guess.

You call a pre-defined API int guess(int num), which returns 3 possible results:

- -1: The number I picked is lower than your guess (i.e. pick < num).
- 1: The number I picked is higher than your guess (i.e. pick > num).
- 0: The number I picked is equal to your guess (i.e. pick == num).

Return the number that I picked.

## Code

```
/**
* Forward declaration of guess API.
* @param num your guess
* @return -1 if num is lower than the guess number
* 1 if num is higher than the guess number
* otherwise return 0
* int guess(int num);
*/
class Solution extends GuessGame {
public int guessNumber(int n) {
int left = 1;
int right = n;
while(left + 1 < right) {
int mid = (right - left) / 2 + left;
int gue = guess(mid);
if(gue == 0) return mid;
if(gue == 1) {
left = mid;
} else {
right = mid;
}
}
if(guess(left) == 0) return left;
if(guess(right) == 0) return right;
return -1;
}
}
```

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