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JavaScript: Check whether two arrays of integers of same length are similar or not

JavaScript Basic: Exercise-87 with Solution

Write a JavaScript program to check whether two arrays of integers of same length are similar or not. The arrays will be similar if one array can be obtained from another array by swapping at most one pair of elements.

Pictorial Presentation:

JavaScript: Check whether two arrays of integers of same length are similar or not.

Sample Solution:

HTML Code:

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  <title>Write a JavaScript program to check whether two arrays of integers of same length are similar or not. The arrays will be similar if one array can be obtained from another array by swapping at most one pair of elements</title>
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JavaScript Code:

function array_checking(arra1, arra2) {

  for(var i = 0; i < arra1.length; i++) {
    for(var j = i; j < arra1.length; j++) {
      var result = true,
        temp = arra1[i];
      arra1[i] = arra1[j];
      arra1[j] = temp;
      for(var k = 0; k < arra1.length; k++) {
        if(arra1[k] !== arra2[k]) {
          result = false;
          break;
        }
      }
      if(result) {
        return true;
      }
      arra1[j] = arra1[i];
      arra1[i] = temp;
    }
  }
  return false;
}

console.log(array_checking([10,20,30], [10,20,30]))
console.log(array_checking([10,20,30], [30,10,20]))
console.log(array_checking([10,20,30,40], [10,30,20,40]))

Sample Output:

true
false
true

Flowchart:

Flowchart: JavaScript - Check whether two arrays of integers and same length are similar or not

ES6 Version:

function array_checking(arra1, arra2) {

  for(let i = 0; i < arra1.length; i++) {
    for(let j = i; j < arra1.length; j++) {
      let result = true;
      const temp = arra1[i];
      arra1[i] = arra1[j];
      arra1[j] = temp;
      for(let k = 0; k < arra1.length; k++) {
        if(arra1[k] !== arra2[k]) {
          result = false;
          break;
        }
      }
      if(result) {
        return true;
      }
      arra1[j] = arra1[i];
      arra1[i] = temp;
    }
  }
  return false;
}

console.log(array_checking([10,20,30], [10,20,30]))
console.log(array_checking([10,20,30], [30,10,20]))
console.log(array_checking([10,20,30,40], [10,30,20,40]))

Live Demo:

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