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Java Integer max() Method

The max() is a method of Integer class under Java.lang package. This method numerically returns the maximum value between the two method arguments specified by a user. This method can be overloaded and it takes the arguments in int, double, float and long. This method is specified by the Math Class.

Note: If a positive and a negative number is passed as argument, it generated a positive result. And if, both the parameters passed as a negative number, it generates result with the lower magnitude.

Syntax:

Following is the declaration of max() method:

Parameter:

DataType Parameter Description Required/Optional
int a Numeric value entered by a user. Required
int b Numeric value entered by a user. Required

Returns:

The max() method returns the greater value between the two method arguments specified by a user.

Exceptions:

NA

Compatibility Version:

Java 1.5 and above

Example 1

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Output:

Math.max(5485,3242)=5485

Example 2

Output:

Enter the Two Numeric value: 
45
77
Larger value of Math.max(45,77) = 77

Example 3

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Output:

Result: -23

Example 4

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Output:

Result: 23

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