Problem 16. Return the largest number that is adjacent to a zero

This example comes from Steve Eddins' blog: Learning Lessons from a One-Liner

Write a function that takes a list or array of numbers as input and return the largest number that is adjacent to a zero.

Example:

 Input  x = [1 5 3 0 2 7 0 8 9 1 0]
 Output y is 8

This problem was originally posed by Greg Wilson of Software Carpentry.

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34.86% Correct | 65.14% Incorrect
Last Solution submitted on Jun 19, 2024

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