# Ruby program to find the second largest element from the array

Ruby Example: Write a program to find the second largest element from the array.
Submitted by Nidhi, on January 19, 2022

Problem Solution:

In this program, we will create an array of integer elements. Then we will find the second largest element from the array and print it.

Program/Source Code:

The source code to find the second largest element from the array is given below. The given program is compiled and executed successfully.

```# Ruby program to find the second largest element
# from the array

arr = [12,45,23,39,38];
count = 0;

large1 = 0;
large2 = 0;

large1= arr;

while count < arr.size()
if (large1 < arr[count])
large2 = large1;
large1 = arr[count];
elsif( large2 < arr[count] )
large2 =  arr[count];
end
count=count + 1;
end

print "Second largest element is: ",large2,"\n";
```

Output:

```Second largest element is: 39
```

Explanation:

In the above program, we created an array of integer elements. Then we found the second largest element from the array and printed the second largest element.

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