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Python: Get the largest number from a list

Python List: Exercise-3 with Solution

Write a Python program to get the largest number from a list.

Example - 1 :

Python: Get the largest number from a list

Example - 2 :

Python: Get the largest number from a list

Example - 3 :

Python: Get the largest number from a list

Example - 4 :

Python: Get the largest number from a list

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

def max_num_in_list( list ):
    max = list[ 0 ]
    for a in list:
        if a > max:
            max = a
    return max
print(max_num_in_list([1, 2, -8, 0]))

Sample Output:

2

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Python: Tips of the Day

Floor Division:

When we speak of division we normally mean (/) float division operator, this will give a precise result in float format with decimals.

For a rounded integer result there is (//) floor division operator in Python. Floor division will only give integer results that are round numbers.

print(1000 // 300)
print(1000 / 300)

Output:

3
3.3333333333333335