# JavaScript Number Object Reference

## The Number Object

The Number object is an object wrapper for primitive numeric values.**Syntax for creating a Number object:**

var myNum=new Number(number); |

**Note:**If the number parameter cannot be converted into a number, it returns NaN.

## Number Object Properties

**FF**: Firefox,

**IE**: Internet Explorer

Property | Description | FF | IE |
---|---|---|---|

constructor | Returns a reference to the Number function that created the object | 1 | 4 |

MAX_VALUE | Returns the largest possible value in JavaScript | 1 | 4 |

MIN_VALUE | Returns the smallest possible value in JavaScript | 1 | 4 |

NaN | Represents "Not-a-number" value | 1 | 4 |

NEGATIVE_INFINITY | Represents a value that is less than MIN_VALUE | 1 | 4 |

POSITIVE_INFINITY | Represents a value that is greater than MAX_VALUE | 1 | 4 |

prototype | Allows you to add properties and methods to the object | 1 | 4 |

## Number Object Methods

Method | Description | FF | IE |
---|---|---|---|

toExponential() | Converts the value of the object into an exponential notation | 1 | 5.5 |

toFixed() | Formats a number to the specified number of decimals | 1 | 5.5 |

toLocaleString() | |||

toPrecision() | Converts a number into a number with a specified number of digits | 1 | 5.5 |

toString() | Converts the Number object into a string | 1 | 4 |

valueOf() | Returns the value of the Number object | 1 | 4 |

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