max()

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Here’s how to use max() function.

A .max()

Description:

Compute the maximum value of all the non-null members in a sequence.

Syntax:

A.max()

Equivalent to max(x1,…,xn)

Note:

The function computes the maximum value of all the non-null members in sequence A. Note that this function doesn’t apply to a sequence whose members are not of the same data type.

Parameters:

A

A sequence

Return value:

The maximum value of all members in sequence A

Example:

 

A

 

1

=[8,-6,1,3,5].max()

8

2

=["c","b","e","A"].max()

"e"

3

=["a",1].max()

Error message is displayed because the members are of different data types

4

=["a",null,"b"].max()

"b"

5

=max(8,-6,1,3,5)

8

Related functions:

A.sum()

A.avg()

A.min()

A.count()

A.max(x)

A .max( x )

Description:

Compute x with each member of the sequence and then find the maximum value of the members of the new sequence.

Syntax:

A.max(x)

Equivalent to A.(x).max()

Note:

The function loops through members of sequence A and returns the maximum value among members of the new sequence.

Parameters:

A

A sequence

x

Generally an expression of a single field name, or a legal expression composed of multiple field names

Return value:

The maximum value of members of a new sequence obtained by performing computations on members of sequence A.

Example:

 

A

 

1

=demo.query("select * from EMPLOYEE")

 

2

=A1.max(SALARY)

Compute the highest salary

3

=A1.(SALARY+100).max()

Add 100 to the salary of each employee and then compute the highest salary

Related functions:

A.max()