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Quickly check if two STL vectors contain same elements or not
  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 23 Jun, 2017

Unlike normal C/C++ arrays, we don’t need to do element by element comparison to find if two given vectors contain same elements or not.

In case of vectors, the operator “==” is overloaded to find the result quickly. Below is an example to demonstrate same.




// C++ implementation to check whether elements
// in vector is equal or not
#include<bits/stdc++.h>
using namespace std;
  
// Check if all elements is equal or not
int main()
{
  // Comparing equal vectors
  vector<int> v1{3, 1, 2, 3};
  vector<int> v2{3, 1, 2, 3};
  (v1 == v2)?  cout << "Equal\n" : cout << "Not Equal\n";
    
  // Comparing non-equal vectors
  vector<int> v3{1, 2, 3, 4};
  (v1 == v3)?  cout << "Equal\n" : cout << "Not Equal\n";
    
  // comparing with empty
  vector<int> v4;
  (v1 == v4)?  cout << "Equal\n" : cout << "Not Equal\n";
  
  // comparing two empty
  vector<int> v5;
  (v5 == v4)?  cout << "Equal\n" : cout << "Not Equal\n";
  
   return 0;
}


Output :

Equal
Not Equal
Not Equal
Equal

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