$MinNumber

$MinNumber

gives the minimum positive arbitraryprecision number that can be represented on a particular computer system.

Details

Examples

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Basic Examples  (2)

The nonzero number of minimum magnitude representable on this computer system:

Smaller numbers yield underflows:

Properties & Relations  (3)

$MinNumber has the smallest possible exponent:

$MinNumber×$MaxNumber is approximately 1:

$MinNumber is not a machine number:

It does have precision equivalent to that of machine numbers:

Wolfram Research (1996), $MinNumber, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$MinNumber.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (1996), $MinNumber, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$MinNumber.html.

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2020_$minnumber, author="Wolfram Research", title="{$MinNumber}", year="1996", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$MinNumber.html}", note=[Accessed: 17-January-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2020_$minnumber, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={$MinNumber}, year={1996}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$MinNumber.html}, note=[Accessed: 17-January-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 1996. "$MinNumber." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$MinNumber.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (1996). $MinNumber. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$MinNumber.html