Java Examples - Check equality of two arrays

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Problem Description:

How to check if two arrays are equal or not?

Solution:

Following example shows how to use equals () method of Arrays to check if two arrays are equal or not.

import java.util.Arrays;

public class Main {
   public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
      int[] ary = {1,2,3,4,5,6};
      int[] ary1 = {1,2,3,4,5,6};
      int[] ary2 = {1,2,3,4};
      System.out.println("Is array 1 equal to array 2?? "
      +Arrays.equals(ary, ary1));
      System.out.println("Is array 1 equal to array 3?? "
      +Arrays.equals(ary, ary2));
   }
}

Result:

The above code sample will produce the following result.

Is array 1 equal to array 2?? true
Is array 1 equal to array 3?? false


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