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JavaScript max() Method

Math Object Reference JavaScript Math Object

Example

Return the number with the highest value:

Math.max(5, 10);

The result will be:

10

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Definition and Usage

The max() method returns the number with the highest value.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The max() method is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

Math.max(n1,n2,n3,...,nX)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
n1,n2,n3,...,nX Optional. One or more numbers to compare

Return Value

Type Description
Number The highest number of the arguments, or -Infinity if no arguments are given, or NaN if one or more arguments are not numbers

Technical Details

JavaScript Version: 1.0


More Examples

Example

Return the number with the highest value:

var a = Math.max(5, 10);
var b = Math.max(0, 150, 30, 20, 38);
var c = Math.max(-5, 10);
var d = Math.max(-5, -10);
var e = Math.max(1.5, 2.5);

The result of a,b,c,d, and e will be:

10
150
10
-5
2.5

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Math Object Reference JavaScript Math Object

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