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JavaScript - Math.abs() Method



The JavaScript Math.abs() method returns the absolute value (positive value) of the specified number. For example - absolute value of x will be |x|.

Syntax

Math.abs(x);

Parameters

x Specify a number whose absolute value need to be determined.

Return Value

Returns the absolute value (positive value) of the argument.

Example:

In the example below, Math.abs() method returns the absolute value (positive value) of the specified number.

var txt;

txt = "Math.abs(10) = " + Math.abs(10) + "<br>";
txt = txt + "Math.abs(-10) = " + Math.abs(-10) + "<br>";
txt = txt + "Math.abs(1.5) = " + Math.abs(1.5) + "<br>";
txt = txt + "Math.abs(-1.5) = " + Math.abs(-1.5) + "<br>";

The output (value of txt) after running above script will be:

Math.abs(10) = 10
Math.abs(-10) = 10
Math.abs(1.5) = 1.5
Math.abs(-1.5) = 1.5

❮ JavaScript - Math Object

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