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C Exercises: Find the maximum and minimum element in an array

C Array: Exercise-9 with Solution

Write a program in C to find the maximum and minimum element in an array.

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C Exercises: Find the maximum and minimum element in an array

Sample Solution:

C Code:

#include <stdio.h>

void main()
{
    int arr1[100];
    int i, mx, mn, n;
	
	
       printf("\n\nFind maximum and minimum element in an array :\n");
       printf("--------------------------------------------------\n");	

       printf("Input the number of elements to be stored in the array :");
       scanf("%d",&n);
   
       printf("Input %d elements in the array :\n",n);
       for(i=0;i<n;i++)
            {
	      printf("element - %d : ",i);
	      scanf("%d",&arr1[i]);
	    }


    mx = arr1[0];
    mn = arr1[0];

    for(i=1; i<n; i++)
    {
        if(arr1[i]>mx)
        {
            mx = arr1[i];
        }


        if(arr1[i]<mn)
        {
            mn = arr1[i];
        }
    }
    printf("Maximum element is : %d\n", mx);
    printf("Minimum element is : %d\n\n", mn);
}

Sample Output:

Find maximum and minimum element in an array :                                                                
--------------------------------------------------                                                            
Input the number of elements to be stored in the array :3                                                     
Input 3 elements in the array :                                                                               
element - 0 : 45                                                                                              
element - 1 : 25                                                                                              
element - 2 : 21                                                                                              
Maximum element is : 45                                                                                       
Minimum element is : 21

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