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8E Devise an efficient algorithm for finding the second

Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications | 7th Edition | ISBN: 9780073383095 | Authors: Kenneth Rosen ISBN: 9780073383095 37

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Problem 8E

?8E Devise an efficient algorithm for finding the second largest element in a sequence of ?n? elements and determine the worst-case complexity of your algorithm.

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Solution Step 1 In this Question we have to write the best way to find the second largest number from the list of n elements. Algorithms second_largest_Num(num1, num2, num3, …………...set of integers) Assign a variable largest_num1 and largest_num2 then set it as 0 Now, initialize the loop For ( i = 0 ; i < size ; i++) where n is the number of element in the list. Check the largest number to the second largest number till size. if( element at ith position > largest_num1) then Largest_num2 := largest_num1 Largest_num1 := element at ith position Else if (element at ith position > largest_num2) then Largest_num2 := element at ith position return largest_num2 which is the second largest number.

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Textbook: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications
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Author: Kenneth Rosen
ISBN: 9780073383095

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