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Find minimum array element in Ruby

  • Last Updated : 24 Oct, 2019

In this article, we will learn how to find minimum array element in Ruby. There are multiple ways to find minimum array element in Ruby. Let’s understand each of them with the help of example.

Example #1:




# min function on list
arr =[1, 2, 3, 4, 5].min
print arr
print "\n"
  
  
str1 = [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
puts  str1.min
print "\n"
  
# min function on string
str = ["GFG", "G4G", "Sudo", "Geeks"
print str.min

Output:

1
1
G4G

Example #2:




# Function to find the min using max method
def min(*arr)
 arr.min
end
  
print min(1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

Output:

1

Example #3: A bit slower method




# Using enumerable#max
val = ('1'..'6').to_a.min
print val

Output:

1



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