The function ABS takes a number and returns the absolute value of that number.
This function takes a single Number as input. It outputs the absolute value of that Number.
ABS(number) -> absolute_value
number (required, type: number)
The number to return the absolute value of.
absolute_value (type: number)
The absolute value of the given number.
The absolute value of a number is the distance that number is from zero, irrespective of the direction. Absolute values will always be positive.
The following example takes the number -5 and outputs the absolute value, 5:
ABS(-5) -> 5
The following example takes the number 0.25 and outputs the absolute value, 0.25:
ABS(0.25) -> 0.25