I didn't really know where to put this so, I put it here. Anyway in discreet mathematics what does the term max{x,y} mean? I can't find it in the book anywhere and the problem I'm trying to do says:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

max{x,y} = (x+y+|x-y|)/2 for all real x,y

Note: I'm not asking you to do the problem I just want to know what max means.

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# Discreet math question

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