### Syntax

- float max(
*a, b*)

### Parameters

*a*—(*float, string*)*b*—(*float, string*)Must have the same type as*a*.

### Returns

Returns maximum of *a* and *b*.

### Description

The max function finds the maximum of *a* and *b*. It also works if *a* and *b* are strings.

### Related

### Examples

```
example.1
max(10, -10)
# result = 10
```

```
example.2
max("abc", "def")
# result = "def"
```