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Maximize A[P] * A[Q] * A[R] for any triplet (P, Q, R).

Programming language:

A non-empty array A consisting of N integers is given. The *product* of triplet (P, Q, R) equates to A[P] * A[Q] * A[R] (0 ≤ P < Q < R < N).

For example, array A such that:

contains the following example triplets:

- (0, 1, 2), product is −3 * 1 * 2 = −6
- (1, 2, 4), product is 1 * 2 * 5 = 10
- (2, 4, 5), product is 2 * 5 * 6 = 60

Your goal is to find the maximal product of any triplet.

Write a function:

class Solution { public int solution(int[] A); }

that, given a non-empty array A, returns the value of the maximal product of any triplet.

For example, given array A such that:

the function should return 60, as the product of triplet (2, 4, 5) is maximal.

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [3..100,000];
- each element of array A is an integer within the range [−1,000..1,000].

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