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Kevin Sun wants to move his precious collection of n cowbells from Naperthrill to Exeter, where there is actually grass instead of corn. Before moving, he must pack his cowbells into k boxes of a fixed size. In order to keep his collection safe during transportation, he won't place more than two cowbells into a single box. Since Kevin wishes to minimize expenses, he is curious about the smallest size box he can use to pack his entire collection.

Kevin is a meticulous cowbell collector and knows that the size of his i-th (1 ≤ i ≤ n) cowbell is an integer si. In fact, he keeps his cowbells sorted by size, so si - 1 ≤ si for any i > 1. Also an expert packer, Kevin can fit one or two cowbells into a box of size s if and only if the sum of their sizes does not exceed s. Given this information, help Kevin determine the smallest s for which it is possible to put all of his cowbells into k boxes of size s.


The first line of the input contains two space-separated integers n and k (1 ≤ n ≤ 2·k ≤ 100 000), denoting the number of cowbells and the number of boxes, respectively.

The next line contains n space-separated integers s1, s2, ..., sn (1 ≤ s1 ≤ s2 ≤ ... ≤ sn ≤ 1 000 000), the sizes of Kevin's cowbells. It is guaranteed that the sizes si are given in non-decreasing order.


Print a single integer, the smallest s for which it is possible for Kevin to put all of his cowbells into k boxes of size s.

Sample Input:

2 1
2 5

Sample Output:


Sample Input:

4 3
2 3 5 9

Sample Output:


Sample Input:

3 2
3 5 7

Sample Output:



In the first sample, Kevin must pack his two cowbells into the same box.

In the second sample, Kevin can pack together the following sets of cowbells: {2, 3}, {5} and {9}.

In the third sample, the optimal solution is {3, 5} and {7}.



Provider CodeForces

Origin Codeforces Round #334 (Div. 2)

Code CF604B


binary searchgreedy

Submitted 52

Passed 21

AC Rate 40.38%

Date 03/04/2019 15:02:44


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