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Numeric inquiry functions

Functions for determining numeric information.

Numeric inquiry functions

Intrinsic

Description

Num. of Arguments

Argument Type

Result

DIGITS

Determine the number of significant digits.

1
1
INTEGER
REAL
INTEGER

EPSILON

Smallest number that can be represented.

1

REAL

REAL

HUGE

Largest number that can be represented.

1
1
INTEGER
REAL
INTEGER
REAL

MAXEXPONENT

Value of the maximum exponent.

1

REAL

INTEGER

MINEXPONENT

Value of the minimum exponent.

1

REAL

INTEGER

PRECISION

Decimal precision.

1
1
REAL
COMPLEX
INTEGER
INTEGER

RADIX

Base of the model.

1
1
INTEGER
REAL
INTEGER
INTEGER

RANGE

Decimal exponent range.

1
1
1
INTEGER
REAL
COMPLEX
INTEGER
INTEGER
INTEGER

SELECTED_ INT_KIND

Kind-type titlemeter in range.

1

INTEGER

INTEGER

SELECTED_ REAL_KIND

Kind-type titlemeter in range.

Syntax: SELECTED _REAL_KIND(P [,R]) where P is precision and R is the range.

1
2
INTEGER
INTEGER, INTEGER
INTEGER
INTEGER

TINY

Smallest positive number that can be represented.

1

REAL

REAL

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