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Java Math abs() Method

❮ Math Methods


Example

Return the absolute (positive) value of different numbers:

System.out.println(Math.abs(-4.7));
System.out.println(Math.abs(4.7));
System.out.println(Math.abs(3)); 

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Definition and Usage

The abs() method returns the absolute (positive) value of a number.


Syntax

One of the following:

public static double abs(double number)
public static float abs(float number)
public static int abs(int number)
public static long abs(long number)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
number Required. Specifies a number

Technical Details

Returns: A double, float, int or long value representing the absolute value of the specified number

❮ Math Methods