# Find a pair with maximum product in array of Integers in C++

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Consider we have an array A, there are n different elements. We have to find a pair (x, y) from the array A, such that the product of x and y is maximum. The array may contain positive or negative elements. Suppose an array is like: A = [-1, -4, -3, 0, 2, -5], then the pair will be (-4, -5) as product is maximum.

To solve this problem, we have to keep track four numbers, the positive_max, positive_second_max, negative_max, negative_second_max. At the end if the (positive_max * positive_second_max) is greater than (negative_max * negative_second_max), then return positive pairs, otherwise return negative pairs.

## Example

#include<iostream>
#include<cmath>
using namespace std;
void maxProdPair(int arr[], int n) {
if (n < 2) {
cout << "No pair is present";
return;
}
if (n == 2) {
cout << "(" << arr << ", " << arr << ")" << endl;
return;
}
int pos_max = INT_MIN, pos_second_max = INT_MIN;
int neg_max = INT_MIN, neg_second_max = INT_MIN;
for (int i = 0; i < n; i++) {
if (arr[i] > pos_max) {
pos_second_max = pos_max;
pos_max = arr[i];
} else if (arr[i] > pos_second_max)
pos_second_max = arr[i];
if (arr[i] < 0 && abs(arr[i]) > abs(neg_max)) {
neg_second_max = neg_max;
neg_max = arr[i];
}
else if(arr[i] < 0 && abs(arr[i]) > abs(neg_second_max))
neg_second_max = arr[i];
}
if (neg_max*neg_second_max > pos_max*pos_second_max)
cout << "(" << neg_max << ", " << neg_second_max << ")" << endl;
else
cout << "(" << pos_max << ", " << pos_second_max << ")" << endl;
}
int main() {
int arr[] = {-1, -4, -3, 0, 2, -5};
int n = sizeof(arr)/sizeof(arr);
maxProdPair(arr, n);
}

## Output

(-5, -4)