# Python Absolute Value

## abs() in Python

The abs() function is used to return the absolute value of a number.
Syntax:

```abs(number)

number : Can be integer, a floating point
number or a complex number
```

The abs() takes just a single argument, a number whose absolute value is to be returned. The argument can be an integer, a floating point number or a mind boggling number.

• On the off chance that the argument is an integer or floating point number, abs() returns the absolute value in integer or float.
• In case of complex number, abs() returns just the magnitude part and that can also be a floating point number.
`# Python code to illustrate  `
`# abs() built-in function `
` `
`# floating point number `
`float` `=` `-``54.26`
`print``(``'Absolute value of float is:'``, ``abs``(``float``)) `
` `
`# An integer `
`int` `=` `-``94`
`print``(``'Absolute value of integer is:'``, ``abs``(``int``)) `
` `
`# A complex number `
`complex` `=` `(``3` `-` `4j``) `
`print``(``'Absolute value or Magnitude of complex is:'``, ``abs``(``complex``)) `

Output:

```Absolute value of float is: 54.26
Absolute value of integer is: 94
Absolute value or Magnitude of complex is: 5.0
```

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