JavaScript - Math abs Method


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Description

This method returns the absolute value of a number.

Syntax

Its syntax is as follows −

Math.abs( x ) ;

Parameter Details

x − A number.

Return Value

Returns the absolute value of a number.

Example

Try the following example program.

<html>
   
   <head>
      <title>JavaScript Math abs() Method</title>
   </head>
   
   <body>
   
      <script type="text/javascript">
         var value = Math.abs(-1);
         document.write("First Test Value : " + value ); 
         
         var value = Math.abs(null);
         document.write("<br />Second Test Value : " + value ); 
         
         var value = Math.abs(20);
         document.write("<br />Third Test Value : " + value ); 
         
         var value = Math.abs("string");
         document.write("<br />Fourth Test Value : " + value ); 
      </script>
   
   </body>
</html>

Output

First Test Value : 1
Second Test Value : 0
Third Test Value : 20
Fourth Test Value : NaN 

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