$MachineEpsilon

$MachineEpsilon
gives the difference between and the next-nearest number representable as a machine-precision number.

DetailsDetails

  • $MachineEpsilon is typically , where n is the number of binary bits used in the internal representation of machineprecision floatingpoint numbers.
  • $MachineEpsilon measures the granularity of machineprecision numbers.
Introduced in 1991
(2.0)