# Python Program to find the smallest element of an array

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

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

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

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

#### Output:

`Smallest element is : 10`