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Name 
abs() 
Examples  int a = abs(153); // Sets 'a' to 153
int b = abs(15); // Sets 'b' to 15
float c = abs(12.234); // Sets 'c' to 12.234
float d = abs(9.23); // Sets 'd' to 9.23

Description 
Calculates the absolute value (magnitude) of a number. The absolute value of a number is always positive.

Syntax  abs(n) 
Parameters 
n 
int, or float: number to compute 

Returns  float or int 
Updated on August 17, 2014 07:01:09pm EDT