NAG CL Interface
X02ALC (real_​largest)

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1 Purpose

X02ALC returns the largest positive floating-point number.

2 Specification

#include <nag.h>
double  X02ALC
The function may be called by the names: x02alc, nag_machine_real_largest or nag_real_largest_number.

3 Description

X02ALC is a constant defined in the C Header file.
X02ALC returns the largest positive number in the model of floating-point arithmetic described in the X02 Chapter Introduction. The returned value is equal to (1-b-p) × bemax , where b is the arithmetic base (see X02BHC) and emax is the maximum exponent (see X02BLC) in the model.

4 References


5 Arguments


6 Error Indicators and Warnings


7 Accuracy

Not applicable.

8 Parallelism and Performance

Background information to multithreading can be found in the Multithreading documentation.
X02ALC is not threaded in any implementation.

9 Further Comments


10 Example