# Check Duplicate

Posted: 5 Oct, 2020
Difficulty: Moderate

## PROBLEM STATEMENT

#### Given an array 'arr' of 'N' integers and an integer 'K'. The array 'arr' may contain duplicate integers. Return "true" if the array contains any duplicate element within the 'K' distance from each other, otherwise, return "false".

##### Input format :
``````The first line of input contains a single integer T, representing the number of test cases or queries to be run.

Then the T test cases follow:

The first line of each test case contains two single space-separated integers 'N', and 'K', denoting the size of the array 'arr'  and the distance respectively.

The second line of each test case contains 'N' single space-separated integers, elements of the array.
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##### Output format :
``````For each test case, print “true” if the array contains any duplicate element within the 'K' distance from each other, otherwise, print "false".

Result for each test case will be printed in a separate line.
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##### Note
``````You do not need to print anything, it has already been taken care of. Just implement the given function.
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##### Constraints :
``````1 <= T <= 10
1 <= N <= 10^5
1 <= K <= 10^5
-10^9 <= arr[i] <= 10^9

Time Limit: 1sec
`````` Approach 1

The naive approach is to run two loops, the outer loop will pick each element one by one.

The inner loop compares all elements which are within ‘K’ distance from and with the currently selected element.

If the selected element matches with any of the elements that we are comparing in the inner loop then it means there is a duplicate.