# Find elements larger than half of the elements in an array

Given an array of n elements, the task is to find the elements that are greater than half of elements in an array. In case of odd elements, we need to print elements larger than floor(n/2) elements where n is total number of elements in array.

Examples :

```Input :  arr[] = {1, 6, 3, 4}
Output : 4 6

Input  :  arr[] = {10, 4, 2, 8, 9}
Output :  10 9 8
```

## Recommended: Please try your approach on {IDE} first, before moving on to the solution.

A naive approach is to take an element and compare with all other elements and if it is greater then increment the count and then check if count is greater than n/2 elements then print.

An efficient method is to sort the array in ascending order and then print last ceil(n/2) elements from sorted array.

Below is C++ implementation of this sorting based approach.

## C/C++

 `// C++ program to find elements that are larger than ` `// half of the elements in array ` `#include ` `using` `namespace` `std; ` ` `  `// Prints elements larger than n/2 element ` `void` `findLarger(``int` `arr[], ``int` `n) ` `{ ` `    ``// Sort the array in ascending order ` `    ``sort(arr, arr + n); ` ` `  `    ``// Print last ceil(n/2) elements ` `    ``for` `(``int` `i = n-1; i >= n/2; i--) ` `        ``cout << arr[i] << ``" "``;     ` `} ` ` `  `// Driver program  ` `int` `main()  ` `{ ` `    ``int` `arr[] = {1, 3, 6, 1, 0, 9}; ` `    ``int` `n = ``sizeof``(arr)/``sizeof``(arr); ` `    ``findLarger(arr, n); ` `    ``return` `0; ` `} `

## Java

 `// Java program to find elements that are  ` `// larger than half of the elements in array ` `import` `java.util.*; ` ` `  `class` `Gfg ` `{ ` `    ``// Prints elements larger than n/2 element ` `    ``static` `void` `findLarger(``int` `arr[], ``int` `n) ` `    ``{ ` `        ``// Sort the array in ascending order ` `        ``Arrays.sort(arr); ` `      `  `        ``// Print last ceil(n/2) elements ` `        ``for` `(``int` `i = n-``1``; i >= n/``2``; i--) ` `            ``System.out.print(arr[i] + ``" "``);   ` `    ``} ` `      `  `    ``// Driver program  ` `    ``public` `static` `void` `main(String[] args)  ` `    ``{ ` `        ``int` `arr[] = {``1``, ``3``, ``6``, ``1``, ``0``, ``9``}; ` `        ``int` `n = arr.length; ` `        ``findLarger(arr, n); ` `    ``}     ` `} ` ` `  `// This code is contributed by Raghav Sharma `

## Python

 `# Python program to find elements that are larger than ` `# half of the elements in array ` `# Prints elements larger than n/2 element ` `def` `findLarger(arr,n): ` ` `  `    ``# Sort the array in ascending order ` `    ``x ``=` `sorted``(arr) ` ` `  `    ``# Print last ceil(n/2) elements ` `    ``for` `i ``in` `range``(n``/``2``,n): ` `        ``print``(x[i]), ` ` `  `# Driver program ` `arr ``=` `[``1``, ``3``, ``6``, ``1``, ``0``, ``9``] ` `n ``=` `len``(arr); ` `findLarger(arr,n) ` ` `  `# This code is contributed by Afzal Ansari `

## C#

 `// C# program to find elements  ` `// that are larger than half  ` `// of the elements in array ` `using` `System; ` ` `  `class` `GFG ` `{ ` `    ``// Prints elements larger ` `    ``// than n/2 element ` `    ``static` `void` `findLarger(``int` `[]arr,  ` `                           ``int` `n) ` `    ``{ ` `        ``// Sort the array  ` `        ``// in ascending order ` `        ``Array.Sort(arr); ` `     `  `        ``// Print last ceil(n/2) elements ` `        ``for` `(``int` `i = n - 1; i >= n / 2; i--) ` `            ``Console.Write(arr[i] + ``" "``);  ` `    ``} ` `     `  `    ``// Driver Code  ` `    ``public` `static` `void` `Main()  ` `    ``{ ` `        ``int` `[]arr = {1, 3, 6, 1, 0, 9}; ` `        ``int` `n = arr.Length; ` `        ``findLarger(arr, n); ` `    ``}  ` `} ` ` `  `// This code is contributed ` `// by nitin mittal. `

## PHP

 `= ``\$n` `/ 2; ``\$i``--) ` `        ``echo` `\$arr``[``\$i``] , ``" "``;  ` `} ` ` `  `// Driver Code  ` `\$arr` `= ``array``(1, 3, 6, 1, 0, 9); ` `\$n` `= ``count``(``\$arr``); ` `findLarger(``\$arr``, ``\$n``); ` ` `  `// This code is contributed by anuj_67. ` `?> `

Output :

```9 6 3
```

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