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Python math.copysign() Method

❮ Math Methods


Example

Return the value of the first parameter and the sign of the second parameter:

#Import math Library
import math

#Return the value of the first parameter and the sign of the second parameter
print(math.copysign(4, -1))
print(math.copysign(-8, 97.21))
print(math.copysign(-43, -76))
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Definition and Usage

The math.copysign() method returns a float consisting of the value of the first parameter and the sign(+/-) of the second parameter.


Syntax

math.copysign(x, y)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
x Required. A number. The return will have the value of this parameter
y Required. A number. The return will have the sign (+/-) of this parameter

Technical Details

Return Value: A float value, which consists of  the value of first parameter, and sign of the second parameter
Python Version: 2.6

❮ Math Methods