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Re: Maximum in a list

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  • Subject: [mg97270] Re: Maximum in a list
  • From: Alexei Boulbitch <Alexei.Boulbitch at iee.lu>
  • Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 05:18:14 -0500 (EST)

Hi, Pacotomi,
try this:

In[26]:= yourlist = {{1, 3}, {4, 3}, {2, 5}, {7, 9}};

                 Table[yourlist[[i, 2]], {i, 1, Length[yourlist]}] // Max


Out[27]= 9

Best, A.

Hi,
 Suppose a list

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?

Pacotomi



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