# no “Infinities”

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if you have a dataset from which you want the max or min but they have to be real number and not “Inf” or “-Inf” there is a way to do it:

```
data <- c(-Inf, 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10, Inf)
max(data)
# Return Inf
min(data)
# Return -Inf
# To solve the problem I went to:
range(data, finite=TRUE)
# Then you can do
myMinimum <- range(data, finite=TRUE)[1]
myMaximum <- range(data, finite=TRUE)[2]
```

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