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 Question by maddy Submitted on 12/14/2003 Related FAQ: comp.lang.c FAQ list Table of Contents Rating: Rate this question: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great is it possible to find the greater of two numbers without using any relational operators at all ?!!...

 Answer by santhu Submitted on 12/29/2003 Rating: Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great this code works only for integers if((int)m/n) { printf("m is greater"); } else { printf("n is greater"); }

 Answer by student Submitted on 6/23/2004 Rating: Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great #define max(a,b) (((a+b)+abs(a-b))/2) #define min(a,b) (((a+b)-abs(a-b))/2)

 Answer by haris Submitted on 9/9/2004 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great //This works with 32 bit numbers. //Use appropriate mask otherwise. ((a-b) & 0x40000000)?printf("b is greater"):printf("a is greater");

 Answer by Sivaramakrishnan Submitted on 1/23/2006 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great #include #include int main() { int i,j; scanf("%d%d",&a,&b); printf("Greater Number is %d",(a+b+abs(a-b))/2); return 0; }

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