Java - max() Method


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Description

This method gives the maximum of the two arguments. The argument can be int, float, long, double.

Syntax

This method has the following variants −

double max(double arg1, double arg2)
float max(float arg1, float arg2)
int max(int arg1, int arg2)
long max(long arg1, long arg2)

Parameters

Here is the detail of parameters −

  • This method accepts any primitive data type as a parameter.

Return Value

  • This method returns the maximum of the two arguments.

Example

public class Test { 

   public static void main(String args[]) {
      System.out.println(Math.max(12.123, 12.456));      
      System.out.println(Math.max(23.12, 23.0));  
   }
}

This will produce the following result −

Output

12.456
23.12

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