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MySQL | ABS method

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MySQL's ABS(~) method returns the absolute value of X.

Parameters

1. X | number

The number to return the absolute value for.

Return value

The absolute value of the input number.

Examples

To return absolute value of -5:

SELECT ABS(-5);
+---------+
| ABS(-5) |
+---------+
| 5 |
+---------+

To return absolute value of -11.50:

SELECT ABS(-11.50);
+-------------+
| ABS(-11.50) |
+-------------+
| 11.50 |
+-------------+
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