# C Program To Check whether Matrix is Skew Symmetric or not

A Skew Symmetric Matrix or Anti-Symmetric Matrix is a square matrix whose transpose is negative to that of the original matrix. If the entry in the ith row and jth column of a matrix is a[i][j], i.e. if A = (a[i][j]) then the skew symmetric condition is -A = -a[j][i].
Examples :

```Input : matrix:     0   5  -4
-5   0   1
4  -1   0

Output:
Transpose matrix:   0  -5   4
5   0  -1
-4   1   0
Skew Symmetric matrix```

Approach:

1. Find the transpose of the input matrix.
2. If the input matrix is equal to the negative of its transpose matrix, then the matrix is Skew Symmetrical.

Below is the implementation of the above approach:

## Java

 `// java program to check``// whether given matrix``// is skew-symmetric or not``import` `java.io.*;` `class` `GFG {``    ` `static` `int` `ROW =``3``;``static` `int` `COL =``3``;` `// Utility function to create transpose matrix`` ``static` `void` `transpose(``int` `transpose_matrix[][],``                        ``int` `matrix[][])``{``for` `(``int` `i = ``0``; i < ROW; i++)``    ``for` `(``int` `j = ``0``; j < COL; j++)``        ``transpose_matrix[j][i] = matrix[i][j];``}` `// Utility function to check skew - symmetric``// matrix condition`` ``static` `boolean` `check(``int` `transpose_matrix[][],``                    ``int` `matrix[][])``{``    ``for` `(``int` `i = ``0``; i < ROW; i++)``        ``for` `(``int` `j = ``0``; j < COL; j++)``            ``if` `(matrix[i][j] != -transpose_matrix[i][j])``                ``return` `false``;``    ``return` `true``;``}` `// Utility function to print a matrix`` ``static` `void` `printMatrix(``int` `matrix[][])``{``    ``for` `(``int` `i = ``0``; i < ROW; i++)``    ``{``    ``for` `(``int` `j = ``0``; j < COL; j++)``            ``System.out.print(matrix[i][j] + ``" "``);``    ``System.out.println();``    ``}``}` `// Driver program to test above functions``public` `static` `void` `main (String[] args) {``        ``int` `matrix[][] = {``                            ``{``0``, ``5``, -``4``},``                            ``{-``5``, ``0``, ``1``},``                            ``{``4``, -``1``, ``0``},``                        ``};` `    ``int` `transpose_matrix[][] = ``new` `int``[ROW][COL];` `    ``// Function create transpose matrix``    ``transpose(transpose_matrix, matrix);` `    ``System.out.println (``"Transpose matrix: "``);``    ``printMatrix(transpose_matrix);` `    ``// Check whether matrix is skew-symmetric or not``    ``if` `(check(transpose_matrix, matrix))``    ``System.out.println(``"Skew Symmetric Matrix"``);``    ``else``    ``System.out.println(``"Not Skew Symmetric Matrix"``);` `        ` `    ``}``}` `// This code is contributed by vt_m.`

## C++

 `// C program to check whether given matrix``// is skew-symmetric or not``#include ``#include ` `#define ROW 3``#define COL 3` `// Utility function to create transpose matrix``void` `transpose(``int` `transpose_matrix[ROW][COL],``                         ``int` `matrix[ROW][COL])``{``   ``for` `(``int` `i = 0; i < ROW; i++)``      ``for` `(``int` `j = 0; j < COL; j++)``         ``transpose_matrix[j][i] = matrix[i][j];``}` `// Utility function to check skew - symmetric``// matrix condition``bool` `check(``int` `transpose_matrix[ROW][COL],``                    ``int` `matrix[ROW][COL])``{``    ``for` `(``int` `i = 0; i < ROW; i++)``        ``for` `(``int` `j = 0; j < COL; j++)``            ``if` `(matrix[i][j] != -transpose_matrix[i][j])``                ``return` `false``;``    ``return` `true``;``}` `// Utility function to print a matrix``void` `printMatrix(``int` `matrix[ROW][COL])``{``    ``for` `(``int` `i = 0; i < ROW; i++)``    ``{``       ``for` `(``int` `j = 0; j < COL; j++)``            ``printf``(``"%d "``, matrix[i][j]);``       ``printf``(``"\n"``);``    ``}``}` `// Driver program to test above functions``int` `main()``{``    ``int` `matrix[ROW][COL] = {``                            ``{0, 5, -4},``                            ``{-5, 0, 1},``                            ``{4, -1, 0},``                           ``};` `    ``int` `transpose_matrix[ROW][COL];` `    ``// Function create transpose matrix``    ``transpose(transpose_matrix, matrix);` `    ``printf` `(``"Transpose matrix: \n"``);``    ``printMatrix(transpose_matrix);` `    ``// Check whether matrix is skew-symmetric or not``    ``if` `(check(transpose_matrix, matrix))``       ``printf``(``"Skew Symmetric Matrix"``);``    ``else``       ``printf``(``"Not Skew Symmetric Matrix"``);` `    ``return` `0;``}`

## C#

 `// C# program to check``// whether given matrix``// is skew-symmetric or not``using` `System;` `class` `GFG ``{``static` `int` `ROW =3;``static` `int` `COL =3;` `// Utility function to``// create transpose matrix``static` `void` `transpose(``int` `[,]transpose_matrix,``                      ``int` `[,]matrix)``{``for` `(``int` `i = 0; i < ROW; i++)``    ``for` `(``int` `j = 0; j < COL; j++)``        ``transpose_matrix[j,i] = matrix[i,j];``}` `// Utility function to check ``// skew - symmetric matrix ``// condition``static` `bool` `check(``int` `[,]transpose_matrix,``                  ``int` `[,]matrix)``{``    ``for` `(``int` `i = 0; i < ROW; i++)``        ``for` `(``int` `j = 0; j < COL; j++)``            ``if` `(matrix[i, j] != ``                ``-transpose_matrix[i, j])``                ``return` `false``;``    ``return` `true``;``}` `// Utility function``// to print a matrix``static` `void` `printMatrix(``int` `[,]matrix)``{``    ``for` `(``int` `i = 0; i < ROW; i++)``    ``{``    ``for` `(``int` `j = 0; j < COL; j++)``            ``Console.Write(matrix[i, j] + ``                                   ``" "``);``    ``Console.WriteLine();``    ``}``}` `// Driver Code``public` `static` `void` `Main () ``{``    ``int` `[,]matrix = {{0, 5, -4},``                     ``{-5, 0, 1},``                     ``{4, -1, 0},};` `    ``int` `[,]transpose_matrix = ``new` `int``[ROW, COL];` `    ``// Function create transpose matrix``    ``transpose(transpose_matrix, matrix);` `    ``Console.WriteLine(``"Transpose matrix: "``);``    ``printMatrix(transpose_matrix);` `    ``// Check whether matrix is``    ``// skew-symmetric or not``    ``if` `(check(transpose_matrix, matrix))``    ``Console.WriteLine(``"Skew Symmetric Matrix"``);``    ``else``    ``Console.WriteLine(``"Not Skew Symmetric Matrix"``);``    ``}``}` `// This code is contributed by anuj_67.`

## Python3

 `# Python 3 program to check``# whether given matrix``# is skew-symmetric or not``ROW``=``3``COL``=``3` `# Utility function to``# create transpose matrix``def` `transpose(transpose_matrix,matrix):``    ``for` `i ``in` `range` `(ROW):``        ``for` `j ``in` `range``(COL):``            ``transpose_matrix[j][i] ``=` `matrix[i][j]``            ` `# Utility function to``# check skew - symmetric``# matrix condition``def` `check(transpose_matrix,matrix):``    ``for` `i ``in` `range``(ROW):``        ``for` `j ``in` `range``(COL):``            ``if` `(matrix[i][j] !``=` `-``transpose_matrix[i][j]):``                ``return` `False``    ``return` `True``    ` `# Utility function to print a matrix``def` `printMatrix(matrix):``    ``for` `i ``in` `range` `(ROW):``        ``for` `j ``in` `range``(COL):``            ``print``(matrix[i][j],``" "``,end``=``"")``        ``print``()``        ` `# Driver program to test above functions``matrix``=` `[``            ``[``0``, ``5``, ``-``4``],``            ``[``-``5``, ``0``, ``1``],``            ``[``4``, ``-``1``, ``0``],``        ``]``transpose_matrix``=``[[``0` `for` `i ``in` `range``(``3``)] ``for` `j ``in` `range``(``3``)]` `# Function create transpose matrix``transpose(transpose_matrix, matrix)``print``(``"Transpose matrix:"``)``printMatrix(transpose_matrix)` `# Check whether matrix is``# skew-symmetric or not``if` `(check(transpose_matrix, matrix)):``    ``print``(``"Skew Symmetric Matrix"``)``else``:``    ``print``(``"Not Skew Symmetric Matrix"``)` `# This code is contributed``# by Azkia Anam.`

## Javascript

 `// Javascript Program to check whether given matrix is skew-symmetric or not``var` `n = 3, m = 3;``var` `matrix = [[ 0, 5, -4 ], [ -5, 0, 1 ], [ 4, -1, 0 ]];``var` `transpose_matrix = [[], [], []];` `var` `transpose=``function``(transpose_matrix, matrix){``    ``for` `(``var` `i = 0; i < n; i++)``      ``for` `(``var` `j = 0; j < m; j++)``         ``transpose_matrix[j][i] = matrix[i][j];``}` `// Utility function to check skew - symmetric``// matrix condition``var` `check=``function``(transpose_matrix,matrix)``{``    ``for` `(``var` `i = 0; i < n; i++)``        ``for` `(``var` `j = 0; j < m; j++)``            ``if` `(matrix[i][j] != -transpose_matrix[i][j])``                ``return` `false``;``    ``return` `true``;``}` `// Utility function to print a matrix``var` `printMatrix=``function``(matrix)``{``    ``for` `(``var` `i = 0; i < n; i++)``    ``{``       ``for` `(``var` `j = 0; j < m; j++)``            ``console.log(matrix[i][j]);``       ``console.log(``'\n'``);``    ``}``}``transpose(transpose_matrix, matrix);` `console.log(``"Transpose matrix: \n"``);``printMatrix(transpose_matrix);` `    ``// Check whether matrix is skew-symmetric or not``if` `(check(transpose_matrix, matrix))``    ``console.log(``"Skew Symmetric Matrix"``);``else``    ``console.log(``"Not Skew Symmetric Matrix"``);` `// This code is contributed by Sajal Aggarwal.`

Output
```Transpose matrix:
0 -5 4
5 0 -1
-4 1 0
Skew Symmetric Matrix```

Time complexity: O(ROW x COL).
Auxiliary Space: O(ROW x COL).

References : Wikipedia

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