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Minimum values of input numbers

How do I find minimum values of input numbers in C++ ?

24th Jun 2021, 5:18 PM
Alexander Kaplan
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The basic approach would be to store the first value in a variable, then iterate over the rest of the collection and check if the current value is less than what is stored in the variable, updating it if that is the case. A higher-level approach would be to include the <algorithm> header and call std::min_element for your collection: https://en.cppreference.com/w/cpp/algorithm/min_element For example, the following would print the minimum value std::cout << *std::min_element( std::cbegin( arr ), std::cend( arr ) ); where "arr" is your collection. If you need more than one minimum value, it might be better to sort the collection instead via std::sort(): https://en.cppreference.com/w/cpp/algorithm/sort
24th Jun 2021, 6:26 PM
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