x02ak returns the smallest positive floating-point number.

# Syntax

C# |
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public static double x02ak() |

Visual Basic |
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Public Shared Function x02ak As Double |

Visual C++ |
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public: static double x02ak() |

F# |
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static member x02ak : unit -> float |

#### Return Value

x02ak returns the smallest positive floating-point number.

# Description

x02ak returns the smallest positive number in the model of floating-point arithmetic described in the

**X02**class. The returned value is equal to ${b}^{{e}_{\mathrm{min}}-1}$, where $b$ is the arithmetic base (see x02bh) and ${e}_{\mathrm{min}}$ is the minimum exponent (see (X02BKF not in this release)) in the model.# References

None.

# Error Indicators and Warnings

None.

# Accuracy

None.

# Parallelism and Performance

None.

# Further Comments

None.