problem with if()

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    problem with if()

    my code here work fine. but it seem a bit long for me. what the best way to find the biggest or smallest number if the numbers is more than 10 number?please help me. appreciate for all reply. thanks . here is the code :
    Code:
    #include<stdio.h>
    main()
    {
    	int a,b,c,d;
    printf("Input four numbers to get the biggest number:\n");
    scanf("%d%d%d%d",&a,&b,&c,&d);
    if(a>b&&a>c&&a>d)
    printf("the biggest number is %d",a);
    
    if(b>a&&b>c&&b>d)
    printf("the biggest number is %d",b);
    
    if(c>a&&c>b&&c>d)
    printf("the biggest number is %d",c);
    
    if(d>a&&d>b&&d>c)
    printf("the biggest number is %d",d);
    
    }

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    Well the eastest way is to sort the array if had 10 elements and print the largest either a[0] or a[n]. Simple as that . Have a look on qsort() function

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    Last edited by ssharish2005; 11-23-2010 at 07:49 AM.
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