// finding the smaller of two ints int smaller = Math.min( a, b ); // also works with long, float and double e.g. double smallerDouble = Math.min( aDouble, bDouble );
To find the smallest of three ints use Math.
// finding the smallest of three ints int smallest = Math.min( Math.min( a, b ), c ); // also works with long, float and double e.g. double smalleestDouble = Math.min( Math.min( aDouble, bDouble ), cDouble );
To find the smallest of a set, you presume the first element is the smallest, and then look for an even bigger element.
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