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XOR of all subarray XORs | Set 1
• Difficulty Level : Medium
• Last Updated : 27 Apr, 2021

Given an array of integers, we need to get the total XOR of all subarray XORs where subarray XOR can be obtained by XORing all elements of it.
Examples :

```Input : arr[] = [3, 5, 2, 4, 6]
Output : 7
Total XOR of all subarray XORs is,
(3) ^ (5) ^ (2) ^ (4) ^ (6)
(3^5) ^ (5^2) ^ (2^4) ^ (4^6)
(3^5^2) ^ (5^2^4) ^ (2^4^6)
(3^5^2^4) ^ (5^2^4^6) ^
(3^5^2^4^6) = 7

Input : arr[] = {1, 2, 3}
Output : 2

Input : arr[] = {1, 2, 3, 4}
Output : 0```

A simple solution is to generate all subarrays and compute XOR of all of them. Below is the implementation of the above idea :

## C++

 `// C++ program to get total xor of all subarray xors``#include ``using` `namespace` `std;` `// Returns XOR of all subarray xors``int` `getTotalXorOfSubarrayXors(``int` `arr[], ``int` `N)``{``    ``//  initialize result by 0 as (a xor 0 = a)``    ``int` `res = 0;` `    ``// select the starting element``    ``for` `(``int` `i=0; i

## Java

 `// java program to get total XOR``// of all subarray xors``public` `class` `GFG {``        ` `    ``// Returns XOR of all subarray xors``    ``static` `int` `getTotalXorOfSubarrayXors(``                          ``int` `arr[], ``int` `N)``    ``{``        ` `        ``// initialize result by``        ``// 0 as (a xor 0 = a)``        ``int` `res = ``0``;``        ` `        ``// select the starting element``        ``for` `(``int` `i = ``0``; i < N; i++)``        ` `            ``// select the eNding element``            ``for` `(``int` `j = i; j < N; j++)``        ` `            ``// Do XOR of elements``            ``// in current subarray``            ``for` `(``int` `k = i; k <= j; k++)``                ``res = res ^ arr[k];``    ` `        ``return` `res;``    ``}``    ` `    ``// Driver code``    ``public` `static` `void` `main(String args[])``    ``{``        ``int` `arr[] = {``3``, ``5``, ``2``, ``4``, ``6``};``        ``int` `N = arr.length;``        ` `        ``System.out.println(``            ``getTotalXorOfSubarrayXors(arr, N));``    ``}``}` `// This code is contributed by Sam007.`

## Python 3

 `# python program to get total xor``# of all subarray xors` `# Returns XOR of all subarray xors``def` `getTotalXorOfSubarrayXors(arr, N):``    ` `    ``# initialize result by 0 as``    ``# (a xor 0 = a)``    ``res ``=` `0` `    ``# select the starting element``    ``for` `i ``in` `range``(``0``, N):``        ` `        ``# select the eNding element``        ``for` `j ``in` `range``(i, N):``            ` `            ``# Do XOR of elements in``            ``# current subarray``            ``for` `k ``in` `range``(i, j ``+` `1``):``                ``res ``=` `res ^ arr[k]``            ` `    ``return` `res` `# Driver code to test above methods``arr ``=` `[``3``, ``5``, ``2``, ``4``, ``6``]``N ``=` `len``(arr)` `print``(getTotalXorOfSubarrayXors(arr, N))` `# This code is contributed by Sam007.`

## C#

 `// C# program to get total XOR``// of all subarray xors``using` `System;` `class` `GFG {` `// Returns XOR of all subarray xors``static` `int` `getTotalXorOfSubarrayXors(``int` `[]arr,``                                     ``int` `N)``{``    ` `// initialize result by``// 0 as (a xor 0 = a)``int` `res = 0;` `// select the starting element``for` `(``int` `i = 0; i < N; i++)` `    ``// select the eNding element``    ``for` `(``int` `j = i; j < N; j++)` `        ``// Do XOR of elements``        ``// in current subarray``        ``for` `(``int` `k = i; k <= j; k++)``            ``res = res ^ arr[k];` `return` `res;``}` `// Driver Code``static` `void` `Main()``{``    ``int` `[]arr = {3, 5, 2, 4, 6};``    ``int` `N = arr.Length;``    ``Console.Write(getTotalXorOfSubarrayXors(arr, N));``}``}` `// This code is contributed by Sam007`

## PHP

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## Javascript

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Output:

`7`

Time Complexity: O(N3)
An efficient solution is based on the idea to enumerate all subarrays, we can count the frequency of each element that occurred totally in all subarrays, if the frequency of an element is odd then it will be included in the final result otherwise not.

```As in above example,
3 occurred 5 times,
5 occurred 8 times,
2 occurred 9 times,
4 occurred 8 times,
6 occurred 5 times
So our final result will be xor of all elements which occurred odd number of times
i.e. 3^2^6 = 7

From above occurrence pattern we can observe that number at i-th index will have
(i + 1) * (N - i) frequency. ```

So we can iterate over all elements once and calculate their frequencies and if it is odd then we can include that in our final result by XORing it with the result.
Total time complexity of the solution will be O(N)

## C++

 `// C++ program to get total``// xor of all subarray xors``#include ``using` `namespace` `std;` `// Returns XOR of all subarray xors``int` `getTotalXorOfSubarrayXors(``int` `arr[],``                              ``int` `N)``{``    ``// initialize result by 0``    ``// as (a XOR 0 = a)``    ``int` `res = 0;` `    ``// loop over all elements once``    ``for` `(``int` `i = 0; i < N; i++)``    ``{``        ``// get the frequency of``        ``// current element``        ``int` `freq = (i + 1) * (N - i);` `        ``// Uncomment below line to print``        ``// the frequency of arr[i]``        ``// cout << arr[i] << " " << freq << endl;` `        ``// if frequency is odd, then``        ``// include it in the result``        ``if` `(freq % 2 == 1)``            ``res = res ^ arr[i];``    ``}` `    ``// return the result``    ``return` `res;``}` `// Driver Code``int` `main()``{``    ``int` `arr[] = {3, 5, 2, 4, 6};``    ``int` `N = ``sizeof``(arr) / ``sizeof``(arr[0]);` `    ``cout << getTotalXorOfSubarrayXors(arr, N);``    ``return` `0;``}`

## Java

 `// java program to get total xor``// of all subarray xors``import` `java.io.*;` `public` `class` `GFG {``    ` `    ``// Returns XOR of all subarray``    ``// xors``    ``static` `int` `getTotalXorOfSubarrayXors(``                          ``int` `arr[], ``int` `N)``    ``{``        ` `        ``// initialize result by 0``        ``// as (a XOR 0 = a)``        ``int` `res = ``0``;``    ` `        ``// loop over all elements once``        ``for` `(``int` `i = ``0``; i < N; i++)``        ``{``            ``// get the frequency of``            ``// current element``            ``int` `freq = (i + ``1``) * (N - i);``    ` `            ``// Uncomment below line to print``            ``// the frequency of arr[i]``            ` `            ``// if frequency is odd, then``            ``// include it in the result``            ``if` `(freq % ``2` `== ``1``)``                ``res = res ^ arr[i];``        ``}``    ` `        ``// return the result``        ``return` `res;``    ``}``    ` `    ``public` `static` `void` `main(String[] args)``    ``{` `        ``int` `arr[] = {``3``, ``5``, ``2``, ``4``, ``6``};``        ``int` `N = arr.length;``        ``System.out.println(``            ``getTotalXorOfSubarrayXors(arr, N));``    ``}``}` `// This code is contributed by Sam007.`

## Python 3

 `# Python3 program to get total``# xor of all subarray xors` `# Returns XOR of all``# subarray xors``def` `getTotalXorOfSubarrayXors(arr, N):` `    ``# initialize result by 0``    ``# as (a XOR 0 = a)``    ``res ``=` `0` `    ``# loop over all elements once``    ``for` `i ``in` `range``(``0``, N):``    ` `        ``# get the frequency of``        ``# current element``        ``freq ``=` `(i ``+` `1``) ``*` `(N ``-` `i)` `        ``# Uncomment below line to print``        ``# the frequency of arr[i]` `        ``# if frequency is odd, then``        ``# include it in the result``        ``if` `(freq ``%` `2` `=``=` `1``):``            ``res ``=` `res ^ arr[i]``    ` `    ``# return the result``    ``return` `res` `# Driver Code``arr ``=` `[``3``, ``5``, ``2``, ``4``, ``6``]``N ``=` `len``(arr)``print``(getTotalXorOfSubarrayXors(arr, N))``    ` `# This code is contributed``# by Smitha`

## C#

 `// C# program to get total xor``// of all subarray xors``using` `System;` `class` `GFG``{``// Returns XOR of all subarray xors``static` `int` `getTotalXorOfSubarrayXors(``int` `[]arr,``                                     ``int` `N)``{``    ``// initialize result by 0``    ``// as (a XOR 0 = a)``    ``int` `res = 0;` `    ``// loop over all elements once``    ``for` `(``int` `i = 0; i < N; i++)``    ``{``        ``// get the frequency of``        ``// current element``        ``int` `freq = (i + 1) * (N - i);` `        ``// Uncomment below line to print``        ``// the frequency of arr[i]``        ` `        ``// if frequency is odd, then``        ``// include it in the result``        ``if` `(freq % 2 == 1)``            ``res = res ^ arr[i];``    ``}` `    ``// return the result``    ``return` `res;``}``    ` `    ``// Driver Code``    ``public` `static` `void` `Main()``    ``{``    ``int` `[]arr = {3, 5, 2, 4, 6};``    ``int` `N = arr.Length;` `    ``Console.Write(getTotalXorOfSubarrayXors(arr, N));``    ``}``}``    `  `// This code is contributed by Sam007`

## PHP

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## Javascript

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Output :

`7`

Time Complexity : O(N)
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