Python program to find the Strongest Neighbour

Given an array arr[] of N positive integers. The task is to find the maximum for every adjacent pair in the array.


Input: 1 2 2 3 4 5
Output: 2 2 3 4 5

Input: 5 5
Output: 5


  1. Read the input array i.e,arr1.
  2. for i=1 to sizeofarray-1
    • find the max value between arr1[i] and arr1[i-1].
    • store the above value in another array i.e, arr2.
  3. print the values of arr2.

Below is the implementation.






# define a function for finding
# the maximum for adjacent
# pairs in the array
def maximumAdjacent(arr1, n):
      # array to store the max 
    # value between adjacent pairs
    arr2 = []  
    # iterate from 1 to n - 1
    for i in range(1, n):
        # find max value between 
        # adjacent  pairs gets 
        # stored in r
        r = max(arr1[i], arr1[i-1])
        # add element 
    # printing the elements
    for ele in arr2 :
        print(ele,end=" ")
if __name__ == "__main__" :
  # size of the input array
  n = 6  
  # input array
  arr1 = [1,2,2,3,4,5]
  # function calling
  maximumAdjacent(arr1, n)



2 2 3 4 5

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