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Excel ABS Function

Excel ABS function

The Excel ABS function returns the absolute value of a number. Negative numbers are converted to positive numbers, and positive numbers are unaffected.

Find the absolute value of a number
Return value 
A positive number.
=ABS (number)
  • number - The number to get the absolute value of.
Usage notes 

For example, ABS(-3) returns a value of 3 and ABS(3) returns a value of 3, because the ABS function returns a number's distance from zero.

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