# Python: Find the maximum and minimum numbers from a sequence of numbers

## Python Basic: Exercise-148 with Solution

Write a Python function to find the maximum and minimum numbers from a sequence of numbers.

Note: Do not use built-in functions.

**Sample Solution:**

**Python Code :**

```
# Define a function named 'max_min' that takes a list 'data' as its argument.
def max_min(data):
# Initialize two variables 'l' and 's' with the first element of the 'data' list.
l = data[0] # 'l' is used to keep track of the maximum value.
s = data[0] # 's' is used to keep track of the minimum value.
# Iterate through each number 'num' in the 'data' list.
for num in data:
# Check if the current number 'num' is greater than the current maximum 'l'.
if num > l:
l = num # If 'num' is greater, update 'l' with 'num'.
# Check if the current number 'num' is smaller than the current minimum 's'.
elif num < s:
s = num # If 'num' is smaller, update 's' with 'num'.
# Return the maximum 'l' and minimum 's' values as a tuple.
return l, s
# Call the 'max_min' function with a list of numbers and print the result.
print(max_min([0, 10, 15, 40, -5, 42, 17, 28, 75]))
```

Sample Output:

(75, -5)

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