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PHP is_finite() Function

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Example

Check whether a value is finite or not:

<?php
echo is_finite(2) . "<br>";
echo is_finite(log(0)) . "<br>";
echo is_finite(2000);
?>
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Definition and Usage

The is_finite() function checks whether a value is finite or not.

This function returns true (1) if the specified value is a finite number, otherwise it returns false/nothing.

The value is finite if it is within the allowed range for a PHP float on this platform.


Syntax

is_finite(value);
Parameter Description
value Required. Specifies the value to check

Technical Details

Return Value: TRUE if value is a finite number, FALSE otherwise
Return Type: Boolean
PHP Version: 4.2+

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