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**Input File:** `rainin.txt`

**Output File:** `rainout.txt`

**Time Limit:** 1 second

Years of drought have hit rural Australia hard. With catchment levels at an all time low, you decide to purchase a rainwater tank. Soon the winter rains arrive, and the tank slowly begins to fill.

You begin to wonder just when your tank will be entirely full. A friend in the weather bureau has kindly lent you rainfall predictions for the next few days. Given these predictions, and the size of your rainwater tank, write a program to determine how many days your tank takes to fill.

The first line of the input file will be of the form *n c*, where *n* is the number of days the weather predictions last, and *c* is the capacity of your rainwater tank in litres. You are guaranteed that 1 <= *n* <= 1,000, and that *c* is a positive integer no greater than the total amount of rain that falls over the *n* days.

The remaining *n* lines of input will describe the rainfall levels for each day in order.
Each line will contain a single integer between 0 and 1,000,000: the amount of rain (in litres) that will fall over your rainwater tank that day.

Your output should consist of a single integer: the number of days until your rainwater tank fills.

6 10 2 3 3 2 2 4

4

6 11 2 3 3 2 2 4

5

In both examples, the total rainfall changes as follows:

Day | Running Total (in litres) |
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1 | 2 |

2 | 5 |

3 | 8 |

4 | 10 |

5 | 12 |

6 | 16 |

Hence a 10-litre water tank is full after 4 days and an 11-litre water tank is full after 5 days.

The score for each input file will be 100% if the correct answer is written to the output file and 0% otherwise.

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