Function isPositive #

Test whether a value is positive: larger than zero. The function supports types number, BigNumber, Fraction, and Unit.

The function is evaluated element-wise in case of Array or Matrix input.

Syntax #


Parameters #

Parameter Type Description
x number | BigNumber | Fraction | Unit | Array | Matrix Value to be tested

Returns #

Type Description
boolean Returns true when x is larger than zero. Throws an error in case of an unknown data type.

Examples #

math.isPositive(3);                     // returns true
math.isPositive(-2);                    // returns false
math.isPositive(0);                     // returns false
math.isPositive(-0);                    // returns false
math.isPositive(0.5);                   // returns true
math.isPositive(math.bignumber(2));     // returns true
math.isPositive(math.fraction(-2, 5));  // returns false
math.isPositive(math.fraction(1,3));    // returns false
math.isPositive('2');                   // returns true
math.isPositive([2, 0, -3]');           // returns [true, false, false]

See also #

isNumeric, isZero, isNegative, isInteger

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