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Re: Maximum in a list

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  • Subject: [mg97249] Re: Maximum in a list
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>
  • Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 01:05:12 -0500 (EST)

On 3/8/09 at 5:50 AM, pacotomi at orange.fr (pacotomi) wrote:

>mylist={{1,2},{3,4},{8,3}}

>I would like to extract the element {i,j} of mylist for which j is
>max (here, it is the second one {3,4}).

>Somebody could help me, please?

Here is one way to do it:

In[2]:= mylist[[Ordering[mylist[[All, 2]], -1][[1]]]]

Out[2]= {3,4}




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