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# How do I Identify/Sum the THREE highest values

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‎10-08-2016 07:50 PM
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## Re: How do I Identify/Sum the THREE highest values

You need some basic array processing.

1. Declare an array

array ais(*) abd_ais ext_ais .... ; *list of ais vars;

2. Set to 75 if necessary.

If max(of ais(*))>5 then iss=75;

3. Else sure the 3 largest values - Use LARGEST() function.

else iss = largest(1, of ais(*))**2 + largest(2, of ais(*))**2 + largest(3, of ais(*))**2;

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## Re: How do I Identify/Sum the THREE highest values

Are you summing based on rows or columns? It's not clear. Please post what your output would be for sample data and the code you have so far.

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## Re: How do I Identify/Sum the THREE highest values

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‎10-08-2016 07:50 PM
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Posts: 23,701

## Re: How do I Identify/Sum the THREE highest values

You need some basic array processing.

1. Declare an array

array ais(*) abd_ais ext_ais .... ; *list of ais vars;

2. Set to 75 if necessary.

If max(of ais(*))>5 then iss=75;

3. Else sure the 3 largest values - Use LARGEST() function.

else iss = largest(1, of ais(*))**2 + largest(2, of ais(*))**2 + largest(3, of ais(*))**2;

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