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fmax

Section: Mathematical Library Functions (3M)
Updated: 12 Jul 2006
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NAME

fmax, fmaxf, fmaxl - determine maximum numeric value of two floating-point numbers  

SYNOPSIS

c99 [ flag... ] file... -lm [ library... ]
#include <math.h>

double fmax(double x, double y);

float fmaxf(float x, float y);

long double fmaxl(long double x, long double y);  

DESCRIPTION

These functions determine the maximum numeric value of their arguments. NaN arguments are treated as missing data: if one argument is a NaN and the other numeric, these functions choose the numeric value.  

RETURN VALUES

Upon successful completion, these functions return the maximum numeric value of their arguments.

If just one argument is a NaN, the other argument is returned.

If x and y are NaN, a NaN is returned.  

ERRORS

No errors are defined.  

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface StabilityStandard
MT-LevelMT-Safe

 

SEE ALSO

fdim(3M), fmin(3M), math.h(3HEAD), attributes(5), standards(5)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUES
ERRORS
ATTRIBUTES
SEE ALSO

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