How do I put down an expression that means the maximum value of a set of numbers?
Typically we write the expression as y = max(x1,x2,x3,...) in notational terms.
One way to write this is to use Heaviside functions where H(x) = 0 for x < 0 and 1 otherwise. If you want to just use a computer though then you can either sort a list and get the last element or implement an optimized routine that does the minimal number of compares to get the answer.
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