RankedMax

RankedMax[list,n]
gives the n^(th) largest element in list.

DetailsDetails

  • RankedMax yields a definite result if all its arguments are real numbers.
  • RankedMax[{x1,,xm},1] is equivalent to Max[{x1,,xm}].
  • RankedMax[{x1,,xm},m] is equivalent to Min[{x1,,xm}].
  • RankedMax[{x1,,xm},n] is equivalent to Quantile[{x1,,xm},(m-n+1)/m].
Introduced in 2010
(8.0)