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maxN

arraymathbeginner

Returns the n maximum elements from the provided array. If n is greater than or equal to the provided array's length, then return the original array (sorted in descending order).

Use Array.prototype.sort() combined with the spread operator (...) to create a shallow clone of the array and sort it in descending order. Use Array.prototype.slice() to get the specified number of elements. Omit the second argument, n, to get a one-element array.

const maxN = (arr, n = 1) => [...arr].sort((a, b) => b - a).slice(0, n);