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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

Method
max() Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

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

Parameter Values

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

Technical Details

Return Value: A Number, representing the highest number of the arguments, or -Infinity if no arguments are given, or NaN if one or more arguments are not numbers
JavaScript Version: 1.0

Examples

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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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