# Check mirror in n-ary tree

Given two n-ary trees, the task is to check if they are the mirror of each other or not. Print “Yes” if they are the mirror of each other else “No”.

**Examples: **

Input : Node = 3, Edges = 2 Edge 1 of first N-ary: 1 2 Edge 2 of first N-ary: 1 3 Edge 1 of second N-ary: 1 3 Edge 2 of second N-ary: 1 2 Output : Yes

Input : Node = 3, Edges = 2 Edge 1 of first N-ary: 1 2 Edge 2 of first N-ary: 1 3 Edge 1 of second N-ary: 1 2 Edge 2 of second N-ary: 1 3 Output : No

**Approach 1: (Using Hashing)**

The idea is to use an **unordered map of stacks** to check if given N-ary tree are mirror of each other or not.

Let the first n-ary tree be t1 and the second n-ary tree is t2. For each node in t1, push its connected node in their corresponding stack in the map. Now, for each node in t2, their connected node match with the top of the stack, then pop elements from the stack.

Otherwise, if the node does not match with the top of the stack then it means two trees are not mirror of each other.

Now, for each corresponding node do the following:

1. Iterate over map of stack Push all connected nodes of each node of first tree in map of stack. 2. Again iterate over map for each node of second treeFor example :Let us take one node X of second tree For this node X , check in map which stack is used a = Top of that stack for node X present in second tree; b = Connected node of X in second tree if (a != b) return false; pop node X from stack.

## C++

`// C++ program to check if two n-ary trees are` `// mirror.` `#include <bits/stdc++.h>` `using` `namespace` `std;` `// Function to check given two trees are mirror` `// of each other or not` `int` `checkMirrorTree(` `int` `M, ` `int` `N, ` `int` `u1[ ],` ` ` `int` `v1[ ] , ` `int` `u2[], ` `int` `v2[])` ` ` `{` ` ` `// Map to store nodes of the tree` ` ` `unordered_map<` `int` `, stack<` `int` `>>mp;` ` ` ` ` `// Traverse first tree nodes` ` ` `for` `(` `int` `i = 0 ; i < N ; i++ )` ` ` `{` ` ` `mp[u1[i]].push(v1[i]);` ` ` `}` ` ` ` ` `// Traverse second tree nodes` ` ` `for` `(` `int` `i = 0 ; i < N ; i++)` ` ` `{` ` ` `if` `(mp[u2[i]].top() != v2[i])` ` ` `return` `0;` ` ` `mp[u2[i]].pop();` ` ` `}` ` ` ` ` `return` `1;` ` ` `}` `// Driver code` `int` `main()` `{` ` ` `int` `M = 7, N = 6;` ` ` ` ` `//Tree 1` ` ` `int` `u1[] = { 1, 1, 1, 10, 10, 10 };` ` ` `int` `v1[] = { 10, 7, 3, 4, 5, 6 };` ` ` ` ` `//Tree 2` ` ` `int` `u2[] = { 1, 1, 1, 10, 10, 10 };` ` ` `int` `v2[] = { 3, 7, 10, 6, 5, 4 };` ` ` `if` `(checkMirrorTree(M, N, u1, v1, u2, v2))` ` ` `cout<<` `"Yes"` `;` ` ` `else` ` ` `cout<<` `"No"` `;` ` ` ` ` `return` `0;` `}` |

**Output**

Yes

**Approach 2: (Using LinkedList):**

The main approach is to use one list of stack and one list of queue to store to value of nodes given in the form of two arrays.

1. Initialize both the lists with empty stack and empty queues respectively. 2. Now, iterate over the lists Push all connected nodes of each node of first tree in list of stack and second tree list of queue. 3. Now iterate over the array and pop item from both stack and queue and check if they are same, if not same then return 0.

## Java

`// Java program to check two n-ary trees are mirror.` `import` `java.io.*;` `import` `java.util.*;` `class` `GFG {` ` ` ` ` `// Function to check given two trees are mirror` ` ` `// of each other or not` ` ` `static` `int` `checkMirrorTree(` `int` `n, ` `int` `e, ` `int` `[] A, ` `int` `[] B) {` ` ` `//Lists to store nodes of the tree` ` ` `List<Stack<Integer>> s = ` `new` `ArrayList<>();` ` ` `List<Queue<Integer>> q = ` `new` `ArrayList<>();` ` ` `// initializing both list with empty stack and queue` ` ` `for` `(` `int` `i = ` `0` `; i <= n; i++) {` ` ` `s.add(` `new` `Stack<>());` ` ` `Queue<Integer> queue = ` `new` `LinkedList<>();` ` ` `q.add(queue);` ` ` `}` ` ` `// add all nodes of tree 1 to list of stack and tree 2 to list of queue` ` ` `for` `(` `int` `i = ` `0` `; i < ` `2` `* e; i += ` `2` `) {` ` ` `s.get(A[i]).push(A[i + ` `1` `]);` ` ` `q.get(B[i]).add(B[i + ` `1` `]);` ` ` `}` ` ` `// now take out the stack and queues` ` ` `// for each of the nodes and compare them` ` ` `// one by one` ` ` `for` `(` `int` `i = ` `1` `; i <= n; i++) {` ` ` `while` `(!s.get(i).isEmpty() && !q.get(i).isEmpty()) {` ` ` `int` `a = s.get(i).pop();` ` ` `int` `b = q.get(i).poll();` ` ` `if` `(a != b) {` ` ` `return` `0` `;` ` ` `}` ` ` `}` ` ` `}` ` ` `return` `1` `;` ` ` `}` ` ` ` ` `public` `static` `void` `main (String[] args) {` ` ` `int` `n = ` `3` `;` ` ` `int` `e = ` `2` `;` ` ` `int` `A[] = { ` `1` `, ` `2` `, ` `1` `, ` `3` `};` ` ` `int` `B[] = { ` `1` `, ` `3` `, ` `1` `, ` `2` `};` ` ` `if` `(checkMirrorTree(n, e, A, B) == ` `1` `) {` ` ` `System.out.println(` `"Yes"` `);` ` ` `} ` `else` `{` ` ` `System.out.println(` `"No"` `);` ` ` `}` ` ` `}` `}` |

## Javascript

`<script>` ` ` `// Javascript program to check two n-ary trees are mirror.` ` ` ` ` `// Function to check given two trees are mirror` ` ` `// of each other or not` ` ` `function` `checkMirrorTree(n, e, A, B) {` ` ` ` ` `//Lists to store nodes of the tree` ` ` `let s = [];` ` ` `let q = [];` ` ` ` ` `// initializing both list with empty stack and queue` ` ` `for` `(let i = 0; i <= n; i++) {` ` ` `s.push([]);` ` ` `let queue = [];` ` ` `q.push(queue);` ` ` `}` ` ` ` ` `// add all nodes of tree 1 to` ` ` `// list of stack and tree 2 to list of queue` ` ` `for` `(let i = 0; i < 2 * e; i += 2) {` ` ` `s[A[i]].push(A[i + 1]);` ` ` `q[B[i]].push(B[i + 1]);` ` ` `}` ` ` ` ` `// now take out the stack and queues` ` ` `// for each of the nodes and compare them` ` ` `// one by one` ` ` `for` `(let i = 1; i <= n; i++) {` ` ` `while` `(s[i].length > 0 && q[i].length > 0) {` ` ` `let a = s[i][s[i].length - 1];` ` ` `s[i].pop();` ` ` `let b = q[i][0];` ` ` `q[i].shift();` ` ` ` ` `if` `(a != b) {` ` ` `return` `0;` ` ` `}` ` ` `}` ` ` `}` ` ` ` ` `return` `1;` ` ` `}` ` ` ` ` `let n = 3;` ` ` `let e = 2;` ` ` `let A = [ 1, 2, 1, 3 ];` ` ` `let B = [ 1, 3, 1, 2 ];` ` ` `if` `(checkMirrorTree(n, e, A, B) == 1) {` ` ` `document.write(` `"Yes"` `);` ` ` `} ` `else` `{` ` ` `document.write(` `"No"` `);` ` ` `}` ` ` ` ` `// This code is contributed by suresh07.` `</script>` |

**Output**

Yes

Reference: https://practice.geeksforgeeks.org/problems/check-mirror-in-n-ary-tree/0

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