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Infinity

The global property Infinity is a numeric value representing infinity.

Property attributes of Infinity
Writable no
Enumerable no
Configurable no

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Description

Infinity is a property of the global object. In other words, it is a variable in global scope.

The initial value of Infinity is Number.POSITIVE_INFINITY. The value Infinity (positive infinity) is greater than any other number.

This value behaves slightly differently than mathematical infinity; see Number.POSITIVE_INFINITY for details.

Examples

Using Infinity

console.log(Infinity          ); /* Infinity */
console.log(Infinity + 1      ); /* Infinity */
console.log(Math.pow(10, 1000)); /* Infinity */
console.log(Math.log(0)       ); /* -Infinity */
console.log(1 / Infinity      ); /* 0 */
console.log(1 / 0             ); /* Infinity */

Specifications

Browser compatibility

Desktop Mobile Server
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari WebView Android Chrome Android Firefox for Android Opera Android Safari on IOS Samsung Internet Deno Node.js
Infinity
1
12
1
4
4
1
4.4
18
4
10.1
1
1.0
1.0
0.10.0

See also

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https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Reference/Global_Objects/Infinity