/*
Helper function that allocates a new node


with the given data and NULL left and right
pointers.
*/
struct node* NewNode(int data) {
struct node* node = new(struct node); // "new" is like "malloc"
node->data = data;
node->left = NULL;
node->right = NULL;
return(node);
}
/*
Give a binary search tree and a number, inserts a new node
with the given number in the correct place in the tree.
Returns the new root pointer which the caller should
then use (the standard trick to avoid using reference
parameters).
*/
struct node* insert(struct node* node, int data) {
Binary Trees Page: 5
http://cslibrary.stanford.edu/110/
BinaryTrees.html
// 1. If the tree is empty, return a new, single node
if (node == NULL) {
return(newNode(data));
}
else {
// 2. Otherwise, recur down the tree
if (data <= node->data) node->left = insert(node->left, data);
else node->right = insert(node->right, data);
return(node); // return the (unchanged) node pointer
}
}