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  • Last Updated : 09 Feb, 2022

Below is the example of the Math min() Method.

  • Example:

    <script type="text/javascript">
         document.write("When  positive numbers are passed"+
                        " as parameters: " + Math.min(10, 32, 2));

  • Output:
    When  positive numbers are passed as parameters: 2

The Math.min() method is used to return the lowest-valued number passed in the method. The Math.min() method returns NaN if any parameter isn’t a number and can’t be converted into one. The min() is a static method of Math, therefore, it is always used as Math.min(), rather than as a method of a Math object created.


Math.min(value1, value2, ...)

Parameters: This method accepts as ingle parameter that can be used n number of times as mentioned above and described below:

  • value: This values sent to math.min() method for finding the largest.

Return Value: The Math.min() method returns the smallest of the given numbers.

Below examples illustrates the Math min() method in JavaScript:

  • Example 1:
    Input : Math.min(10, 32, 2)
    Output: 2
  • Example 2:
    Input : Math.min(-10, -32, -1)
    Output: -32
  • Example 3:
    Input : Math.min()
    Output: Infinity
  • Example 4:
    Input : Math.min(10,2,NaN)
    Output: Nan

More codes for the above method are as follows:

More codes for the above method are as follows:
Program 1: When negative numbers are passed as parameters.

<script type="text/javascript">
         document.write("Result : " + Math.min(-10, -32, -1));


Result : -32

Program 2: When no parameters are passed.

<script type="text/javascript">
         document.write("Result : " + Math.min());


Result : Infinity

Program : When NaN is passed as a parameter.

<script type="text/javascript">
         document.write("Result : " + Math.min(10,2,NaN));


Result : NaN

Supported Browsers:

  • Google Chrome 1 and above
  • Internet Explorer 3 and above
  • Firefox 1 and above
  • Opera 3 and above
  • Safari 1 and above

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