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The JavaScript isNaN() Function is used to check whether a given value is an illegal number or not. It returns true if the value is a NaN else returns false. It is different from the Number.isNaN() Method.

Syntax:

isNaN( value )

Parameter Values: This method accepts a single parameter as mentioned above and described below: 

  • value: It is a required value passed in the isNaN() function.

Return Value: It returns a Boolean value i.e. returns true if the value is NaN else returns false.

Example: In this example, we will check various values for isNan() and the output will be in boolean format.

Javascript

<script>
    console.log(isNaN(12));
    console.log(isNaN(0 / 0));
    console.log(isNaN(12.3));
    console.log(isNaN("Geeks"));
    console.log(isNaN("13/12/2020"));
    console.log(isNaN(-46));
    console.log(isNaN(NaN));
</script>

                    

Output:

false
true
false
true
true
false
true

We have a complete list of Javascript Function methods, to check those please go through this Javascript Function Complete reference article.

Supported Browsers:

  • Chrome 1 and above
  • Firefox 1 and above
  • Edge 12 and above
  • Opera 3 and above
  • Safari 1 and above

We have a Cheat Sheet on Javascript where we covered all the important topics of Javascript to check those please go through Javascript Cheat Sheet-A Basic guide to JavaScript.


Last Updated : 30 Nov, 2022
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