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Python Program to find largest element in an array

  • Difficulty Level : Easy
  • Last Updated : 04 Jan, 2018

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

Python3




# Python3 program to find maximum
# in arr[] of size n 
  
# python 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
  
# Driver Code
arr = [10, 324, 45, 90, 9808]
n = len(arr)
Ans = largest(arr,n)
print ("Largest in given array is",Ans)
  
# This code is contributed by Smitha Dinesh Semwal

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