# Find a pair of elements from an array whose sum equals a given number

###### Posted By: Anonymous

Given array of n integers and given a number X, find all the unique pairs of elements (a,b), whose summation is equal to X.

The following is my solution, it is O(nLog(n)+n), but I am not sure whether or not it is optimal.

```
int main(void)
{
int arr [10] = {1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0};
findpair(arr, 10, 7);
}
void findpair(int arr[], int len, int sum)
{
std::sort(arr, arr+len);
int i = 0;
int j = len -1;
while( i < j){
while((arr[i] + arr[j]) <= sum && i < j)
{
if((arr[i] + arr[j]) == sum)
cout << "(" << arr[i] << "," << arr[j] << ")" << endl;
i++;
}
j--;
while((arr[i] + arr[j]) >= sum && i < j)
{
if((arr[i] + arr[j]) == sum)
cout << "(" << arr[i] << "," << arr[j] << ")" << endl;
j--;
}
}
}
```

## Solution

```
# Let arr be the given array.
# And K be the give sum
for i=0 to arr.length - 1 do
# key is the element and value is its index.
hash(arr[i]) = i
end-for
for i=0 to arr.length - 1 do
# if K-th element exists and it's different then we found a pair
if hash(K - arr[i]) != i
print "pair i , hash(K - arr[i]) has sum K"
end-if
end-for
```

###### Answered By: Anonymous

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