Python Number max() Method

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Description

The method max() returns the largest of its arguments: the value closest to positive infinity.

Syntax

Following is the syntax for max() method:

max( x, y, z, .... )

Parameters

  • x -- This is a numeric expression.

  • y -- This is also a numeric expression.

  • z -- This is also a numeric expression.

Return Value

This method returns largest of its arguments.

Example

The following example shows the usage of max() method.

#!/usr/bin/python

print "max(80, 100, 1000) : ", max(80, 100, 1000)
print "max(-20, 100, 400) : ", max(-20, 100, 400)
print "max(-80, -20, -10) : ", max(-80, -20, -10)
print "max(0, 100, -400) : ", max(0, 100, -400)

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:

max(80, 100, 1000) :  1000
max(-20, 100, 400) :  400
max(-80, -20, -10) :  -10
max(0, 100, -400) :  100



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