Given two numbers, write a Python code to find the Maximum of these two numbers.

**Examples:**

Input:a = 2, b = 4Output:4Input:a = -1, b = -4Output:-1

**Method #1:** This is the naive approach where we will compare tow numbers using if-else statement and will print the output accordingly.

**Example:**

`# Python program to find the ` `# maximum of two numbers ` ` ` ` ` `def` `maximum(a, b): ` ` ` ` ` `if` `a >` `=` `b: ` ` ` `return` `a ` ` ` `else` `: ` ` ` `return` `b ` ` ` `# Driver code ` `a ` `=` `2` `b ` `=` `4` `print` `(maximum(a, b)) ` |

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**Output:**

4

**Method #2:** Using max() function

This function is used to find the maximum of the values passed as its arguments.

**Example:**

`# Python program to find the ` `# maximum of two numbers ` ` ` ` ` `a ` `=` `2` `b ` `=` `4` ` ` `maximum ` `=` `max` `(a, b) ` `print` `(maximum) ` |

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**Output:**

4

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