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  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 19 May, 2022

Below is the example of Number.isInteger( ) Method.

  • Example: 

html




<script type="text/javascript">
    document.write(Number.isInteger(-2)+"<br>");
    document.write(Number.isInteger(0)+"<br>");
    document.write(Number.isInteger(2));         
</script>

  • Output:
true
true
true

The Number.isInteger() method in JavaScript is used to check whether the value passed to it is an integer or not. It returns true if the passed value is an integer, otherwise, it returns false. 

Syntax:

Number.isInteger(value)

Parameters: This method accepts a single parameter value which specifies the number which the user wants to check for integer. 

Return Value: The number.isInteger() method returns a boolean value ,i.e. either true or false. It will return true if the passed value is of the type Number and an integer, else it returns false. The below examples illustrates the Number.isInteger() method in JavaScript:

  • Passing a negative number as an argument: If a negative integer value is passed to the method as an argument then the method will return true, if the negative value passed to it is not of integer type then the method will return false. 

html




<script type="text/javascript">
    document.write(Number.isInteger(-2));
    document.write(Number.isInteger(-2.56));         
</script>

Output:

true
false
  • Passing a positive number as an argument: If a positive integer value is passed to the method as argument then the method will return true, if the positive value passed to it is not of integer type then the method will return false. 

html




<script type="text/javascript">
    document.write(Number.isInteger(2));         
</script>

Output:

true
  • Passing a zero as an argument: If zero is passed to the Number.isInteger() method then it will return true as zero is also an integer. 

html




<script type="text/javascript">
    document.write(Number.isInteger(0));         
</script>

Output:

true
  • Passing a number consisting of decimal places as an argument: If a decimal number is passed as an the argument, the method will return false. 

html




<script type="text/javascript">
    document.write(Number.isInteger(2.03));         
</script>

Output:

false
  • Passing a string as an argument: If the argument passed to the Number.isInteger() method is of type string then it will return false. 

html




<script type="text/javascript">
    document.write("Output : " + Number.isInteger("hi"));         
</script>

Output:

false

Supported Browsers:

  • Google Chrome 34 and above
  • Edge 12 and above
  • Firefox 16 and above
  • Apple Safari 9 and above
  • Opera 21 and above

JavaScript is best known for web page development but it is also used in a variety of non-browser environments. You can learn JavaScript from the ground up by following this JavaScript Tutorial and JavaScript Examples.


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