# Python Program to find the largest and smallest element of an array

In this program, you will learn how to find the largest and smallest element of an array in Python.

`a = arr.array('i', [40, 30, 10, 90, 55])`

## Example: How to find the largest and smallest element of an array in Python

```
import array as arr
a = arr.array('i', [40, 30, 10, 90, 55])
largest = smallest = a[0]
for i in a:
if largest < i:
largest = i
if smallest > i:
smallest = i
print("Largest element is : ", largest)
print("Smallest element is : ", smallest)
```

#### Output:

```
Largest element is : 90
Smallest element is : 10
```