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Python max() Function

Python max() Function

Python max() function is used to return the item with the highest value or the item with the highest value in an iterable. If the given input values are strings then an alphabetically comparison is done.

Syntax:
max(n1, n2, n3, ...)
OR
max(iterable)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
n1, n2, n3, ... This parameter defines one or more items to compare.
iterable This parameter defines an iterable with one or more items to compare.
Here is an example of Python max() function:

x = max(1, 10, 100)
print(x)

Output:
100
Example 2:

a = (1, 15, 31, 19, 5, 55, 13)
x = max(a)
print(x)

Output:
55

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