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Given points on a plane, count the number of sets of four points that form regular diamonds.

Programming language:
Spoken language:

A *diamond* is a quadrilateral whose four sides all have the same length and whose diagonals are parallel to the coordinate axes.

You are given N distinct points on a plane. Count the number of different diamonds that can be constructed using these points as vertices (two diamonds are different if their sets of vertices are different). Do not count diamonds whose area is empty.

Write a function:

int solution(int X[], int Y[], int N);

that, given two arrays X and Y, each containing N integers, representing N points (where X[K], Y[K] are the coordinates of the K-th point), returns the number of diamonds on the plane.

For example, for N = 7 points whose coordinates are specified in arrays X = [1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3] and Y = [3, 4, 1, 3, 5, 3, 4], the function should return 2, since we can find two diamonds as shown in the picture below:

Given arrays: X = [1, 2, 3, 3, 2, 1], Y = [1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2], the function should return 0, since there are no diamonds on the plane:

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [4..1,500];
- each element of arrays X, Y is an integer within the range [0..N−1];
- given N points are pairwise distinct.

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A *diamond* is a quadrilateral whose four sides all have the same length and whose diagonals are parallel to the coordinate axes.

You are given N distinct points on a plane. Count the number of different diamonds that can be constructed using these points as vertices (two diamonds are different if their sets of vertices are different). Do not count diamonds whose area is empty.

Write a function:

int solution(vector<int> &X, vector<int> &Y);

that, given two arrays X and Y, each containing N integers, representing N points (where X[K], Y[K] are the coordinates of the K-th point), returns the number of diamonds on the plane.

For example, for N = 7 points whose coordinates are specified in arrays X = [1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3] and Y = [3, 4, 1, 3, 5, 3, 4], the function should return 2, since we can find two diamonds as shown in the picture below:

Given arrays: X = [1, 2, 3, 3, 2, 1], Y = [1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2], the function should return 0, since there are no diamonds on the plane:

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [4..1,500];
- each element of arrays X, Y is an integer within the range [0..N−1];
- given N points are pairwise distinct.

Copyright 2009–2018 by Codility Limited. All Rights Reserved. Unauthorized copying, publication or disclosure prohibited.

A *diamond* is a quadrilateral whose four sides all have the same length and whose diagonals are parallel to the coordinate axes.

You are given N distinct points on a plane. Count the number of different diamonds that can be constructed using these points as vertices (two diamonds are different if their sets of vertices are different). Do not count diamonds whose area is empty.

Write a function:

class Solution { public int solution(int[] X, int[] Y); }

that, given two arrays X and Y, each containing N integers, representing N points (where X[K], Y[K] are the coordinates of the K-th point), returns the number of diamonds on the plane.

For example, for N = 7 points whose coordinates are specified in arrays X = [1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3] and Y = [3, 4, 1, 3, 5, 3, 4], the function should return 2, since we can find two diamonds as shown in the picture below:

Given arrays: X = [1, 2, 3, 3, 2, 1], Y = [1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2], the function should return 0, since there are no diamonds on the plane:

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [4..1,500];
- each element of arrays X, Y is an integer within the range [0..N−1];
- given N points are pairwise distinct.

Copyright 2009–2018 by Codility Limited. All Rights Reserved. Unauthorized copying, publication or disclosure prohibited.

*diamond* is a quadrilateral whose four sides all have the same length and whose diagonals are parallel to the coordinate axes.

Write a function:

func Solution(X []int, Y []int) int

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [4..1,500];
- each element of arrays X, Y is an integer within the range [0..N−1];
- given N points are pairwise distinct.

*diamond* is a quadrilateral whose four sides all have the same length and whose diagonals are parallel to the coordinate axes.

Write a function:

class Solution { public int solution(int[] X, int[] Y); }

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [4..1,500];
- each element of arrays X, Y is an integer within the range [0..N−1];
- given N points are pairwise distinct.

*diamond* is a quadrilateral whose four sides all have the same length and whose diagonals are parallel to the coordinate axes.

Write a function:

function solution(X, Y);

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [4..1,500];
- each element of arrays X, Y is an integer within the range [0..N−1];
- given N points are pairwise distinct.

*diamond* is a quadrilateral whose four sides all have the same length and whose diagonals are parallel to the coordinate axes.

Write a function:

function solution(X, Y)

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [4..1,500];
- each element of arrays X, Y is an integer within the range [0..N−1];
- given N points are pairwise distinct.

Note: All arrays in this task are zero-indexed, unlike the common Lua convention. You can use `#A` to get the length of the array A.

*diamond* is a quadrilateral whose four sides all have the same length and whose diagonals are parallel to the coordinate axes.

Write a function:

int solution(NSMutableArray *X, NSMutableArray *Y);

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [4..1,500];
- each element of arrays X, Y is an integer within the range [0..N−1];
- given N points are pairwise distinct.

*diamond* is a quadrilateral whose four sides all have the same length and whose diagonals are parallel to the coordinate axes.

Write a function:

function solution(X: array of longint; Y: array of longint; N: longint): longint;

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [4..1,500];
- each element of arrays X, Y is an integer within the range [0..N−1];
- given N points are pairwise distinct.

*diamond* is a quadrilateral whose four sides all have the same length and whose diagonals are parallel to the coordinate axes.

Write a function:

function solution($X, $Y);

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [4..1,500];
- each element of arrays X, Y is an integer within the range [0..N−1];
- given N points are pairwise distinct.

*diamond* is a quadrilateral whose four sides all have the same length and whose diagonals are parallel to the coordinate axes.

Write a function:

sub solution { my ($X, $Y)=@_; my @X=@$X; my @Y=@$Y; ... }

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [4..1,500];
- each element of arrays X, Y is an integer within the range [0..N−1];
- given N points are pairwise distinct.

*diamond* is a quadrilateral whose four sides all have the same length and whose diagonals are parallel to the coordinate axes.

Write a function:

def solution(X, Y)

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [4..1,500];
- each element of arrays X, Y is an integer within the range [0..N−1];
- given N points are pairwise distinct.

*diamond* is a quadrilateral whose four sides all have the same length and whose diagonals are parallel to the coordinate axes.

Write a function:

def solution(x, y)

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [4..1,500];
- each element of arrays X, Y is an integer within the range [0..N−1];
- given N points are pairwise distinct.

*diamond* is a quadrilateral whose four sides all have the same length and whose diagonals are parallel to the coordinate axes.

Write a function:

object Solution { def solution(x: Array[Int], y: Array[Int]): Int }

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [4..1,500];
- each element of arrays X, Y is an integer within the range [0..N−1];
- given N points are pairwise distinct.

*diamond* is a quadrilateral whose four sides all have the same length and whose diagonals are parallel to the coordinate axes.

Write a function:

public func solution(inout X : [Int], inout _ Y : [Int]) -> Int

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [4..1,500];
- each element of arrays X, Y is an integer within the range [0..N−1];
- given N points are pairwise distinct.

*diamond* is a quadrilateral whose four sides all have the same length and whose diagonals are parallel to the coordinate axes.

Write a function:

public func solution(_ X : inout [Int], _ Y : inout [Int]) -> Int

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [4..1,500];
- each element of arrays X, Y is an integer within the range [0..N−1];
- given N points are pairwise distinct.

*diamond* is a quadrilateral whose four sides all have the same length and whose diagonals are parallel to the coordinate axes.

Write a function:

Private Function solution(X As Integer(), Y As Integer()) As Integer

Write an ** efficient** algorithm for the following assumptions:

- N is an integer within the range [4..1,500];
- each element of arrays X, Y is an integer within the range [0..N−1];
- given N points are pairwise distinct.

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