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MySQL ABS() Function

❮ MySQL Functions

Example

Return the absolute value of a number:

SELECT ABS(-243.5);
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Definition and Usage

The ABS() function returns the absolute (positive) value of a number.

Syntax

ABS(number)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
number Required. A numeric value

Technical Details

Works in: From MySQL 4.0

❮ MySQL Functions