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March 20th, 2017, 09:35 AM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Aug 2011 Posts: 312 Thanks: 1  Largest and Smallest Decimal Number Computer program.
Can we write a computer program which will find the largest and Smallest Decimal Number in a List? Example: 3.2,4.3,2.1,7.3,5.4,6.3,8.2,1.1,0.8 Thanks & Regards, Prashant S Akerkar 
March 20th, 2017, 09:49 AM  #2 
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Yes, that's a pretty straightforward beginning programming exercise.

March 21st, 2017, 10:43 AM  #3 
Senior Member Joined: Jul 2008 From: Western Canada Posts: 2,083 Thanks: 26 
You need to define what you mean by largest and smallest. If smallest is most negative then: In Excel: Max( 3.2,4.3,2.1,7.3,5.4,6.3,8.2,1.1,0.8 ) and Min( 3.2,4.3,2.1,7.3,5.4,6.3,8.2,1.1,0.8 ) If smallest means closest to zero, then it becomes marginally more complicated. 
March 21st, 2017, 10:31 PM  #4 
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Thanks. Output of the Computer program should be : Largest Decimal Number : 8.2 Smallest Decimal Number : 6.3 Can this be achieved? Thanks & Regards, Prashant S Akerkar 

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