realmax

Return the maximum finite value capable of being represented by a numeric real type.

Usage

var realmax = require( '@stdlib/utils/real-max' );

realmax( dtype )

Returns the maximum finite value capable of being represented by a numeric real type.

var m = realmax( 'float64' );
// returns 1.7976931348623157e+308

The following numeric real types are supported:

  • float64: double-precision floating-point numbers
  • float32: single-precision floating-point numbers
  • float16: half-precision floating-point numbers

Examples

var realmax = require( '@stdlib/utils/real-max' );

var m = realmax( 'float64' );
// returns 1.7976931348623157e+308

m = realmax( 'float32' );
// returns 3.4028234663852886e+38

m = realmax( 'float16' );
// returns 65504.0

CLI

Usage

Usage: realmax [options] <dtype>

Options:

  -h,    --help                Print this message.
  -V,    --version             Print the package version.

Examples

$ realmax float16
65504.0