ReadyBASIC
BASIC Language Reference Manual > Command and Function Reference >

ABS Function

Summary

Returns the absolute value of a numeric value.

Syntax

ABS(numeric expression)

Remarks and Examples

The ABS function returns the absolute value of a number. If the supplied number is zero or positive, ABS returns the same number unchanged. If the given number is negative, the same number is returned with the negative sign removed -- the negative number is made positive.

Examples:

PRINT ABS(35.7)
35.7
PRINT ABS(-35.7)
35.7



Copyright 2006-2008, Kevin Matz, All Rights Reserved.