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Problem 1927. Find nth maximum

Created by Awadhesh Srivastava

Find nth maximum in a vector of integer numbers. Return NaN if no such number exists.

 x = [2 6 4 9 -10 3 1 5 -10];

So

  • n_max(x,3) would find 3rd maximum value in x which is 5
  • n_max(x,8) would find 8th maximum value in x which is -10
  • n_max(x,9) would find 9th maximum value in x which is -10
  • n_max(x,12) does not exist so return NaN

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56 correct solutions 46 incorrect solutions
Last solution submitted on Aug 27, 2014

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