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Description

Returns the smallest of some numbers.

  • Like all class methods min() should be used on the class rather than an instance of the class.

Syntax

Signature Description
Math.min( [value1 [,value2[,...valueN]]])Returns the smallest of some numbers.

Parameters

Parameter Description
value1, value2, ...valueNThe values you wish to find the smallest number of:
  • Non-numeric strings returns NaN.
  • Passing no parameter returns NaN.
  • Passing null returns 0.

Examples

The code below displays min() usage.


// Store results in an array.
var minValues = new Array(6);

minValues[0] = Math.min(1.9, 1.6, 1.90001);
minValues[1] = Math.min(-10.8, -10.6, -10.59);
minValues[2] = Math.min('100.1', '100.2', '101');
minValues[3] = Math.min('five', 6, 7);
minValues[4] = Math.min();
minValues[5] = Math.min(null, null);

alert(minValues);  

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Related Tutorials

JavaScript Advanced Tutorials - Lesson 4 - Math