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K Largest Elements

Problem Description

Given an 1D integer array A of size N you have to find and return the B largest elements of the array A.


  • Return the largest B elements in any order you like.

Problem Constraints

1 <= N <= 105

1 <= B <= N

1 <= A[i] <= 103

Input Format

First argument is an 1D integer array A

Second argument is an integer B.

Output Format

Return a 1D array of size B denoting the B largest elements.

Example Input

Input 1:

 A = [11, 3, 4]
 B = 2

Input 2:

 A = [11, 3, 4, 6]
 B = 3

Example Output

Output 1:

 [11, 4]

Output 2:

 [4, 6, 11]

Example Explanation

Explanation 1:

 The two largest elements of A are 11 and 4

Explanation 2:

 The three largest elements of A are 11, 4 and 6

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