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NAME
fmax
,
fmaxf
,
fmaxl
,
fmin
,
fminf
,
fminl
 floatingpoint maximum and minimum functions
CONTENTS
Library
Synopsis
Description
See Also
Standards
History
LIBRARY
.Lb libm
SYNOPSIS
.In math.h
double
fmax "double x" "double y"
float
fmaxf "float x" "float y"
"long double"
fmaxl "long double x" "long double y"
double
fmin "double x" "double y"
float
fminf "float x" "float y"
"long double"
fminl "long double x" "long double y"
DESCRIPTION
The
fmax
,
fmaxf
, and
fmaxl
functions return the larger of
x
and
y
, and likewise, the
fmin
,
fminf
, and
fminl
functions return the smaller of
x
and
y
. They treat +0.0 as being larger than 0.0. If one argument is an NaN, then the other argument is returned. If both arguments are NaNs, then the result is an NaN. These routines do not raise any floatingpoint exceptions.
SEE ALSO
fabs
(3),
fdim
(3),
math
(3)
STANDARDS
HISTORY
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