## C Program to find Largest element in the array

### Description

```Get array size n and n elements of array, then find the largest element among those elements.
Input:
5
5 7 9 3 1
Output:
9```

### Solution

```#include<stdio.h>
#include<stdlib.h>
int main()
{
int *a,n,i,max;
printf("Enter size of array:");
scanf("%d",&n);

a=malloc(sizeof(int)*n);

printf("Enter %d Elements:",n);
for(i=0;i<n;i++)
{
scanf("%d",&a[i]);
}

max=a[0];

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

}

printf("%d",max);
return 0;
}```

### Explanation

```i is initialized to 0 and incremented by 1 at each iteration of both the for loops.

First for loop reads n input numbers from user and stores them in array a[] from location 0 to n-1

assign the element located at 0 to max using max = a[0].

using second for loop  visit each  location serially from 1 to n-1. if the element located in any position is greater than max,  then assign the element as max by using max = a[i]

finally max holds the maximum value in the list.```

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