## Tiny

### Function Type

Tiny is an inquiry function that works on REAL arguments only.

### Function Purpose

Tiny will give you the smallest possible number that the system you are working on can
represent with the any REAL argument.

### Required Arguments

tiny(**x**)

The argument **x **must be of type REAL. The argument can have any sized bit
representation for REAL numbers that is allowable or your system.

### Optional Arguments

There are no optional arguments.

### Results

If you were curious to find out the smallest number that could be represented on your
computer ( be default, real numbers have a 32-bit representation, unless you specify
otherwise ) all you would have to do is type this piece of code:

small = tiny(x)

Take note that both small and tiny had have been declared as real earlier. The value
stored in small for our computer is 1.17549435e-38.

### For Additional Examples and Information see

lecture seven

examples: ranges.f

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