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Find smallest and largest element in an array in constant time complexity.

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explain algorithm or program needed.

posted Jun 28, 2016 by Shivam Kumar Pandey

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This is the most efficient function to find minimum and maximum value of a array, although comparisons in if conditions will take constant time but it will be compared n times because of the for loop, thus complexity is O(n), there is no way to find directly the minimum and maximum value in an array.

void find MinAndMax(int A[ ], int n){
     int min=328664,max=-328664
      for(int i=0;i<n;i++){
         printf("minimum=%d and maximum =%d",min,max);
answer Jun 30, 2016 by Shahsikant Dwivedi
Thanks shashikant :D
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