# Count all sub-arrays having sum divisible by k

You are given an array of positive and/or negative integers and a value K . The task is to find count of all sub-arrays whose sum is divisible by K?**Examples :**

Input : arr[] = {4, 5, 0, -2, -3, 1}, K = 5 Output : 7 // there are 7 sub-arrays whose is divisible by K // {4, 5, 0, -2, -3, 1} // {5} // {5, 0} // {5, 0, -2, -3} // {0} // {0, -2, -3} // {-2, -3}

A **simple solution** for this problem is to one by one calculate sum of all sub-arrays possible and check divisible by K. The time complexity for this approach will be O(n^2).

An **efficient solution** is based on below observation.

Let there be a subarray (i, j) whose sum is divisible by k sum(i, j) = sum(0, j) - sum(0, i-1) Sum for any subarray can be written as q*k + rem where q is a quotient and rem is remainder Thus, sum(i, j) = (q1 * k + rem1) - (q2 * k + rem2) sum(i, j) = (q1 - q2)k + rem1-rem2 We see, for sum(i, j) i.e. for sum of any subarray to be divisible by k, the RHS should also be divisible by k. (q1 - q2)k is obviously divisible by k, for (rem1-rem2) to follow the same, rem1 = rem2 where rem1 = Sum of subarray (0, j) % k rem2 = Sum of subarray (0, i-1) % k

So if any sub-array sum from index i’th to j’th is divisible by k then we can say**a[0]+…a[i-1] (mod k) = a[0]+…+a[j] (mod k)**

The above explanation is provided by Ekta Goel.

So we need to find such a pair of indices (i, j) that they satisfy the above condition. Here is the algorithm :

- Make an auxiliary array of size k as
**Mod[k]**. This array holds the count of each remainder we are getting after dividing cumulative sum till any index in arr[]. - Now start calculating cumulative sum and simultaneously take it’s mod with K, whichever remainder we get increment count by 1 for remainder as index in Mod[] auxiliary array. Sub-array by each pair of positions with same value of ( cumSum % k) constitute a continuous range whose sum is divisible by K.
- Now traverse Mod[] auxiliary array, for any Mod[i] > 1 we can choose any two pair of indices for sub-array by
**(Mod[i]*(Mod[i] – 1))/2**number of ways . Do the same for all remainders < k and sum up the result that will be the number all possible sub-arrays divisible by K.

## C++

`// C++ program to find count of subarrays with` `// sum divisible by k.` `#include <bits/stdc++.h>` `using` `namespace` `std;` `// Handles all the cases` `// function to find all sub-arrays divisible by k` `// modified to handle negative numbers as well` `int` `subCount(` `int` `arr[], ` `int` `n, ` `int` `k)` `{` ` ` `// create auxiliary hash array to count frequency` ` ` `// of remainders` ` ` `int` `mod[k];` ` ` `memset` `(mod, 0, ` `sizeof` `(mod));` ` ` `// Traverse original array and compute cumulative` ` ` `// sum take remainder of this current cumulative` ` ` `// sum and increase count by 1 for this remainder` ` ` `// in mod[] array` ` ` `int` `cumSum = 0;` ` ` `for` `(` `int` `i = 0; i < n; i++) {` ` ` `cumSum += arr[i];` ` ` `// as the sum can be negative, taking modulo twice` ` ` `mod[((cumSum % k) + k) % k]++;` ` ` `}` ` ` `int` `result = 0; ` `// Initialize result` ` ` `// Traverse mod[]` ` ` `for` `(` `int` `i = 0; i < k; i++)` ` ` `// If there are more than one prefix subarrays` ` ` `// with a particular mod value.` ` ` `if` `(mod[i] > 1)` ` ` `result += (mod[i] * (mod[i] - 1)) / 2;` ` ` `// add the elements which are divisible by k itself` ` ` `// i.e., the elements whose sum = 0` ` ` `result += mod[0];` ` ` `return` `result;` `}` `// Driver program to run the case` `int` `main()` `{` ` ` `int` `arr[] = { 4, 5, 0, -2, -3, 1 };` ` ` `int` `k = 5;` ` ` `int` `n = ` `sizeof` `(arr) / ` `sizeof` `(arr[0]);` ` ` `cout << subCount(arr, n, k) << endl;` ` ` `int` `arr1[] = { 4, 5, 0, -12, -23, 1 };` ` ` `int` `k1 = 5;` ` ` `int` `n1 = ` `sizeof` `(arr1) / ` `sizeof` `(arr1[0]);` ` ` `cout << subCount(arr1, n1, k1) << endl;` ` ` `return` `0;` `}` `// This code is corrected by Ashutosh Kumar` |

## Java

`// Java program to find count of` `// subarrays with sum divisible by k.` `import` `java.util.*;` `class` `GFG {` ` ` `// Handles all the cases` ` ` `// function to find all sub-arrays divisible by k` ` ` `// modified to handle negative numbers as well` ` ` `static` `int` `subCount(` `int` `arr[], ` `int` `n, ` `int` `k)` ` ` `{` ` ` `// create auxiliary hash array to` ` ` `// count frequency of remainders` ` ` `int` `mod[] = ` `new` `int` `[k];` ` ` `Arrays.fill(mod, ` `0` `);` ` ` `// Traverse original array and compute cumulative` ` ` `// sum take remainder of this current cumulative` ` ` `// sum and increase count by 1 for this remainder` ` ` `// in mod[] array` ` ` `int` `cumSum = ` `0` `;` ` ` `for` `(` `int` `i = ` `0` `; i < n; i++) {` ` ` `cumSum += arr[i];` ` ` `// as the sum can be negative, taking modulo twice` ` ` `mod[((cumSum % k) + k) % k]++;` ` ` `}` ` ` `// Initialize result` ` ` `int` `result = ` `0` `;` ` ` `// Traverse mod[]` ` ` `for` `(` `int` `i = ` `0` `; i < k; i++)` ` ` `// If there are more than one prefix subarrays` ` ` `// with a particular mod value.` ` ` `if` `(mod[i] > ` `1` `)` ` ` `result += (mod[i] * (mod[i] - ` `1` `)) / ` `2` `;` ` ` `// add the elements which are divisible by k itself` ` ` `// i.e., the elements whose sum = 0` ` ` `result += mod[` `0` `];` ` ` `return` `result;` ` ` `}` ` ` `// Driver code` ` ` `public` `static` `void` `main(String[] args)` ` ` `{` ` ` `int` `arr[] = { ` `4` `, ` `5` `, ` `0` `, -` `2` `, -` `3` `, ` `1` `};` ` ` `int` `k = ` `5` `;` ` ` `int` `n = arr.length;` ` ` `System.out.println(subCount(arr, n, k));` ` ` `int` `arr1[] = { ` `4` `, ` `5` `, ` `0` `, -` `12` `, -` `23` `, ` `1` `};` ` ` `int` `k1 = ` `5` `;` ` ` `int` `n1 = arr1.length;` ` ` `System.out.println(subCount(arr1, n1, k1));` ` ` `}` `}` `// This code is contributed by Anant Agarwal.` |

## Python3

`# Python program to find` `# count of subarrays with` `# sum divisible by k.` `# Handles all the cases` `# function to find all` `# sub-arrays divisible by k` `# modified to handle` `# negative numbers as well` `def` `subCount(arr, n, k):` ` ` `# create auxiliary hash` ` ` `# array to count frequency` ` ` `# of remainders` ` ` `mod ` `=` `[]` ` ` `for` `i ` `in` `range` `(k ` `+` `1` `):` ` ` `mod.append(` `0` `)` ` ` ` ` `# Traverse original array` ` ` `# and compute cumulative` ` ` `# sum take remainder of this` ` ` `# current cumulative` ` ` `# sum and increase count by` ` ` `# 1 for this remainder` ` ` `# in mod[] array` ` ` `cumSum ` `=` `0` ` ` `for` `i ` `in` `range` `(n):` ` ` `cumSum ` `=` `cumSum ` `+` `arr[i]` ` ` ` ` `# as the sum can be negative,` ` ` `# taking modulo twice` ` ` `mod[((cumSum ` `%` `k)` `+` `k)` `%` `k]` `=` `mod[((cumSum ` `%` `k)` `+` `k)` `%` `k] ` `+` `1` ` ` ` ` ` ` `result ` `=` `0` `# Initialize result` ` ` ` ` `# Traverse mod[]` ` ` `for` `i ` `in` `range` `(k):` ` ` ` ` `# If there are more than` ` ` `# one prefix subarrays` ` ` `# with a particular mod value.` ` ` `if` `(mod[i] > ` `1` `):` ` ` `result ` `=` `result ` `+` `(mod[i]` `*` `(mod[i]` `-` `1` `))` `/` `/` `2` ` ` ` ` `# add the elements which` ` ` `# are divisible by k itself` ` ` `# i.e., the elements whose sum = 0` ` ` `result ` `=` `result ` `+` `mod[` `0` `]` ` ` ` ` `return` `result` ` ` `# driver code` `arr ` `=` `[` `4` `, ` `5` `, ` `0` `, ` `-` `2` `, ` `-` `3` `, ` `1` `]` `k ` `=` `5` `n ` `=` `len` `(arr)` `print` `(subCount(arr, n, k))` `arr1 ` `=` `[` `4` `, ` `5` `, ` `0` `, ` `-` `12` `, ` `-` `23` `, ` `1` `]` `k1 ` `=` `5` `n1 ` `=` `len` `(arr1)` `print` `(subCount(arr1, n1, k1))` `# This code is contributed` `# by Anant Agarwal.` |

## C#

`// C# program to find count of` `// subarrays with sum divisible by k.` `using` `System;` `class` `GFG {` ` ` `// Handles all the cases` ` ` `// function to find all sub-arrays divisible by k` ` ` `// modified to handle negative numbers as well` ` ` `static` `int` `subCount(` `int` `[] arr, ` `int` `n, ` `int` `k)` ` ` `{` ` ` `// create auxiliary hash array to` ` ` `// count frequency of remainders` ` ` `int` `[] mod = ` `new` `int` `[k];` ` ` ` ` `// Traverse original array and compute cumulative` ` ` `// sum take remainder of this current cumulative` ` ` `// sum and increase count by 1 for this remainder` ` ` `// in mod[] array` ` ` `int` `cumSum = 0;` ` ` `for` `(` `int` `i = 0; i < n; i++) {` ` ` `cumSum += arr[i];` ` ` `// as the sum can be negative, taking modulo twice` ` ` `mod[((cumSum % k) + k) % k]++;` ` ` `}` ` ` `// Initialize result` ` ` `int` `result = 0;` ` ` `// Traverse mod[]` ` ` `for` `(` `int` `i = 0; i < k; i++)` ` ` `// If there are more than one prefix subarrays` ` ` `// with a particular mod value.` ` ` `if` `(mod[i] > 1)` ` ` `result += (mod[i] * (mod[i] - 1)) / 2;` ` ` `// add the elements which are divisible by k itself` ` ` `// i.e., the elements whose sum = 0` ` ` `result += mod[0];` ` ` `return` `result;` ` ` `}` ` ` `// Driver code` ` ` `public` `static` `void` `Main()` ` ` `{` ` ` `int` `[] arr = { 4, 5, 0, -2, -3, 1 };` ` ` `int` `k = 5;` ` ` `int` `n = arr.Length;` ` ` `Console.WriteLine(subCount(arr, n, k));` ` ` `int` `[] arr1 = { 4, 5, 0, -12, -23, 1 };` ` ` `int` `k1 = 5;` ` ` `int` `n1 = arr1.Length;` ` ` `Console.WriteLine(subCount(arr1, n1, k1));` ` ` `}` `}` `// This code is contributed by vt_m.` |

## Javascript

`<script>` ` ` `// Javascript program to find count of` ` ` `// subarrays with sum divisible by k.` ` ` ` ` `// Handles all the cases` ` ` `// function to find all sub-arrays divisible by k` ` ` `// modified to handle negative numbers as well` ` ` `function` `subCount(arr, n, k)` ` ` `{` ` ` `// create auxiliary hash array to` ` ` `// count frequency of remainders` ` ` `let mod = ` `new` `Array(k);` ` ` `mod.fill(0);` ` ` ` ` `// Traverse original array and compute cumulative` ` ` `// sum take remainder of this current cumulative` ` ` `// sum and increase count by 1 for this remainder` ` ` `// in mod[] array` ` ` `let cumSum = 0;` ` ` `for` `(let i = 0; i < n; i++) {` ` ` `cumSum += arr[i];` ` ` ` ` `// as the sum can be negative, taking modulo twice` ` ` `mod[((cumSum % k) + k) % k]++;` ` ` `}` ` ` ` ` `// Initialize result` ` ` `let result = 0;` ` ` ` ` `// Traverse mod[]` ` ` `for` `(let i = 0; i < k; i++)` ` ` ` ` `// If there are more than one prefix subarrays` ` ` `// with a particular mod value.` ` ` `if` `(mod[i] > 1)` ` ` `result += parseInt((mod[i] * (mod[i] - 1)) / 2, 10);` ` ` ` ` `// add the elements which are divisible by k itself` ` ` `// i.e., the elements whose sum = 0` ` ` `result += mod[0];` ` ` ` ` `return` `result;` ` ` `}` ` ` ` ` `let arr = [ 4, 5, 0, -2, -3, 1 ];` ` ` `let k = 5;` ` ` `let n = arr.length;` ` ` `document.write(subCount(arr, n, k) + ` `"</br>"` `);` ` ` `let arr1 = [ 4, 5, 0, -12, -23, 1 ];` ` ` `let k1 = 5;` ` ` `let n1 = arr1.length;` ` ` `document.write(subCount(arr1, n1, k1));` ` ` `</script>` |

Output:

7 7

Time complexity : O(n + k)

Auxiliary Space : O(k)**References **:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/16605991/number-of-subarrays-divisible-by-k

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