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syntax:functions:max

Max(number1, number2)

Category: Number function


Description

This function returns the largest of two numbers.


Arguments

ArgumentTypeDescription
number1NumberThe value to be compared to number2.
number2NumberThe value to be compared to number1.


Return value type: Number


Remarks

Use nested Max() functions to compare more than two values at a time. See the last two examples below.


Examples

max(10, 20) //Returns 20
max(171, 238) //Returns 238
max(1, -1) //Returns 1
max(max(8,4),12) //Returns 12  (Returns the max of the 3 values 8, 4, and 12.)
max(max(10, 40), max(25, 75)) //Returns 75  (Returns the max of the 4 values 10, 40, 25, and 75.)


See also

syntax/functions/max.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/11 15:25 by craigt