Python Number max() Method


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Description

Python number 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)

When we run above program, it produces 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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