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how to sort a perl array in descending and printing out the top 5?

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Hi. I need to sort a perl array in descending then printing out the top 5? help would be greatly apreciated.
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@array = sort { $b <=> $a } @array;

for ($i = 0; $i < 5; $i++) { print $array[$i] . "\n"; }
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@array = reverse sort @array;
print "@array[0..4]\n";
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