# DIY: Find K Closest Elements

Solve the interview question "Find K Closest Elements" in this lesson.

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## Problem statement

Given a sorted integer array arr, and two integers k and x, return the k closest integers to x in this array. You must ensure that the result is sorted in ascending order.

An ID a is closer to num than an ID b, if |a - num| <= |b - num| and a < b.

### Input

The input will be an array of integers and two integers. The following are examples of input to the function:

// Sample Input 1
arr = [1, 2, 3, 4, 5], k = 4, x = 3

// Sample Input 2
arr = [1, 2, 3, 4, 5], k = 4, x = -1

// Sample Input 3
arr = [-29, -11, -3, 0, 5, 10, 50, 63, 198], k = 6, x = 8


### Output

The output will be a list of integers containing k closest integers to x. The following are examples of the outputs:

// Sample Output 1
[1, 2, 3, 4]

// Sample Output 2
[1, 2, 3, 4]

// Sample Output 3
[-29, -11, -3, 0, 5, 10]


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