Solution Review: Find Maximum in a List

This lesson will explain how to find the maximum number in a list using for loop.

Solution for Problem Statement1: Use for loop

The problem statement 1 states that the task is to find the maximum number in the list. The straight forward solution to the problem is:

  • Save the value of the first index.
  • Use for loop to iterate over the list, then compare the saved value with each value in the list. If any value in the list is greater than the saved value, update the saved value.

This can be seen more clearly in the following illustration.

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