Python program to find largest of n numbers using for loop | Example code

  • by

Using any one method either max() function or for loop, you can write a program to find the largest of n numbers in Python.

In this tutorial, we will use only for loop to write a program to find the largest of n numbers in Python.

Python program to find largest of n numbers using for loop

Simple example code takes input number for the length of the list using Python input() function. Using a list to store numbers.

We create a custom function to find max.

def find_max(list):
    max = list[0]
    for a in list:
        if a > max:
            max = a
    return max


num = int(input('How many numbers: '))

lst = []

for n in range(num):
    numbers = int(input('Enter number '))
    lst.append(numbers)

print("Maximum Number is :", find_max(lst))

Output:

Python program to find largest of n numbers using for loop

Or just use the below line

print("Maximum element in the list is :", max(lst))

Do comment if you have any doubts or suggestions on this Python program.

Note: IDE: PyCharm 2021.3 (Community Edition)

Windows 10

Python 3.10.1

All Python Examples are in Python 3, so Maybe its different from python 2 or upgraded versions.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.