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15.2.19 #infty

On computers that comply with the IEEE 754-1985 standard for binary representation of floating-point numbers, floating-point divisions of positive numbers by zero yield Inf (positive infinity). On such computers, this value is returned by #infty. On computers that do not allow floating-point division by zero, #infty returns the greatest representable float number, #max_float.

See also: #max_float.