# C Exercises: Find the sum of upper triangular elements of a matrix

## C Array: Exercise-74 with Solution

Write a program in C to find the sum of the upper triangular elements of a matrix.

Expected Output:

The given array is :

1 2 3

4 5 6

7 8 9

The elements being summed of the upper triangular matrix are: 2 3 6

The Sum of the upper triangular Matrix Elements are: 11

The task is to write a C program that computes the sum of the upper triangular elements of a given matrix. The upper triangular elements are those located on or above the main diagonal of the matrix. The program should iterate through the matrix, identify these elements, calculate their sum, and then display both the elements and their total sum.

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**Sample Solution:**

**C Code:**

```
#include <stdio.h>
int main() {
int R, C, n, r, c, sum = 0;
int arr1[3][3] = {{1, 2, 3},
{4, 5, 6},
{7, 8, 9}};
R = C = n = 3;
int i, j;
// Print original array
printf("The given array is : \n");
for (i = 0; i < R; i++) {
for (j = 0; j < C; j++) {
printf("%d ", arr1[i][j]);
}
printf("\n");
}
printf("The elements being summed of the upper triangular matrix are: ");
for (r = 0; r < R; r++) {
for (c = 0; c < C; c++) {
if (r < c) {
printf("%d ", arr1[r][c]);
sum += arr1[r][c]; // Add the elements of the upper triangular matrix
}
}
}
printf("\nThe Sum of the upper triangular Matrix Elements are: %d", sum);
return 0;
}
```

Output:

The given array is : 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 The elements being summed of the upper triangular matrix are: 2 3 6 The Sum of the upper triangular Matrix Elements are: 11

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