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Find Largest and Smallest Number in an Array Example

  1. /*
  2.   Find Largest and Smallest Number in an Array Example
  3.   This Java Example shows how to find largest and smallest number in an
  4.   array.
  5. */
  6. public class FindLargestSmallestNumber {
  7.  
  8.         public static void main(String[] args) {
  9.                
  10.                 //array of 10 numbers
  11.                 int numbers[] = new int[]{32,43,53,54,32,65,63,98,43,23};
  12.                
  13.                 //assign first element of an array to largest and smallest
  14.                 int smallest = numbers[0];
  15.                 int largetst = numbers[0];
  16.                
  17.                 for(int i=1; i< numbers.length; i++)
  18.                 {
  19.                         if(numbers[i] > largetst)
  20.                                 largetst = numbers[i];
  21.                         else if (numbers[i] < smallest)
  22.                                 smallest = numbers[i];
  23.                        
  24.                 }
  25.                
  26.                 System.out.println("Largest Number is : " + largetst);
  27.                 System.out.println("Smallest Number is : " + smallest);
  28.         }
  29. }
  30.  
  31. /*
  32. Output of this program would be
  33. Largest Number is : 98
  34. Smallest Number is : 23
  35. */