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abs(3)                   BSD Library Functions Manual                   abs(3)


NAME

     abs -- integer absolute value function


LIBRARY

     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)


SYNOPSIS

     #include <stdlib.h>

     int
     abs(int i);


DESCRIPTION

     The abs() function computes the absolute value of the integer i.


RETURN VALUES

     The abs() function returns the absolute value.


SEE ALSO

     cabs(3), fabs(3), floor(3), hypot(3), imaxabs(3), labs(3), llabs(3),
     math(3)


STANDARDS

     The abs() function conforms to ISO/IEC 9899:1999 (``ISO C99'').


BUGS

     The absolute value of the most negative integer remains negative.

BSD                            November 14, 2001                           BSD

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