FAQ: Code Challenge: Loops - Max Num


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#2

Hi, why isn’t this a valid solution?

#Write your function here
def max_num(nums):
maximum = nums[0]
maximum = [num for num in nums if num > maximum]
maximum = maximum[0]
return maximum

#Uncomment the line below when your function is done
print(max_num([50, -10, 0, 75, 20]))