Given a binary tree, find the lowest common ancestor (LCA) of two given nodes in the tree.
According to the definition of LCA on Wikipedia: “The lowest common ancestor is defined between two nodes v and w as the lowest node in T that has both v and w as descendants (where we allow a node to be a descendant of itself).”
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For example, the lowest common ancestor (LCA) of nodes
3. Another example is LCA of nodes
5, since a node can be a descendant of itself according to the LCA definition.