## Question

Asked By – Peter Smit

I have a 2 dimensional NumPy array. I know how to get the maximum values over axes:

```
>>> a = array([[1,2,3],[4,3,1]])
>>> amax(a,axis=0)
array([4, 3, 3])
```

How can I get the indices of the maximum elements? I would like as output `array([1,1,0])`

instead.

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## Answer

```
>>> a.argmax(axis=0)
array([1, 1, 0])
```

This question is answered By – eumiro

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