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B. The Three-Body Problem

Description

In the three-body world, humans in the Earth

are attacked by dual-vector foil, which reduces

the human’s three-dimensional space into a

two-dimensional space. Only Cheng Xin and

few other people have survived. Suppose

Cheng Xin invents a technique, which can bring

humans back into life (but cannot convert the

2D world into 3D), many years later, and long

before the Zeroer decides to reboot the

Universe. Now cities are like lines. People living in one city move on a line, and they have their

own private houses.

One day, people in HK (in the 2D world) plan to build an office building, and staffs working

here need to travel between the office and their own houses. We use 1, 2, …, n to denote each

person, whose house location is xi. The travelling cost of one-unit length is one for all staffs. For

instance, if the staff i is located at xi =1 and the office building is at y=5, the cost for him to go to

work is |1-5|=4. As the natural resources are extremely scarce then, people have to find a

position to build the office such that the total energy consumption,  Given the locations of staffs, could you help find the best location to build the office

and calculate the minimum total travelling cost of all staffs? For simplicity, you only need to tell

them the minimum total cost.

Input

The input contains several cases and is terminated by end of line. Each test case contains two

lines, the first line contains one integer n (1≤n≤5000), the number of people. The second line

contains n integers xi (1≤xi≤2

31

-1), indicating the location of staff i. Since you have not learned

sorting algorithms, the given locations are in either descending or ascending order.

Output

For each test case, print the minimum total cost of all agents.

Example


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