# C Program to find largest element in an array

Given an array, find the largest element in it.

```Input : arr[] = {10, 20, 4}
Output : 20

Input : arr[] = {20, 10, 20, 4, 100}
Output : 100
```

## C

 `// C program to find maximum in arr[] of size n  ` `#include ` ` `  `// C function to find maximum in arr[] of size n ` `int` `largest(``int` `arr[], ``int` `n) ` `{ ` `    ``int` `i; ` `    `  `    ``// Initialize maximum element ` `    ``int` `max = arr; ` ` `  `    ``// Traverse array elements from second and ` `    ``// compare every element with current max   ` `    ``for` `(i = 1; i < n; i++) ` `        ``if` `(arr[i] > max) ` `            ``max = arr[i]; ` ` `  `    ``return` `max; ` `} ` ` `  `int` `main() ` `{ ` `    ``int` `arr[] = {10, 324, 45, 90, 9808}; ` `    ``int` `n = ``sizeof``(arr)/``sizeof``(arr); ` `    ``printf``(``"Largest in given array is %d"``, largest(arr, n)); ` `    ``return` `0; ` `} `

## Python3

 `# Python 3 program to find ` `# maximum in arr[] of size n  ` `# Python 3 function to find ` `# maximum in arr[] of size n ` `def` `largest(arr,n): ` ` `  `    ``# Initialize maximum element ` `    ``max` `=` `arr[``0``] ` ` `  `    ``# Traverse array elements ` `    ``# from second and ` `    ``# compare every element ` `    ``# with current max   ` `    ``for` `i ``in` `range``(``1``,n): ` `        ``if` `(arr[i] > ``max``): ` `            ``max` `=` `arr[i] ` ` `  `    ``return` `max` `     `  `arr``=` `[``10``, ``324``, ``45``, ``90``, ``9808``] ` `n``=``len``(arr) ` ` `  `print``(``"Largest in given array is"``, ` `       ``largest(arr, n)) ` ` `  `# This code is contributed ` `# by Azkia Anam. `

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