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FilledSmallSquare $MaxNumber gives the magnitude of the maximum arbitrary-precision number that can be represented on a particular computer system.

FilledSmallSquare A typical value for $MaxNumber is around .

FilledSmallSquare See Section 3.1.6.

FilledSmallSquare See also: $MaxPrecision, $MaxMachineNumber.

FilledSmallSquare New in Version 3.