Python Number abs() Method


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Description

Python number method abs() returns absolute value of x - the (positive) distance between x and zero.

Syntax

Following is the syntax for abs() method −

abs( x )

Parameters

  • x − This is a numeric expression.

Return Value

This method returns absolute value of x.

Example

The following example shows the usage of abs() method.

#!/usr/bin/python

print "abs(-45) : ", abs(-45)
print "abs(100.12) : ", abs(100.12)
print "abs(119L) : ", abs(119L)

When we run above program, it produces following result −

abs(-45) :  45
abs(100.12) :  100.12
abs(119L) :  119
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