# 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
```

Steps:

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.

## Recommended: Please try your approach on {IDE} first, before moving on to the solution.

 `// 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; ` `} `

 `// 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. `

 `# 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. `

 `// 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. `

Output :

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

References :
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