Python math.fabs() – Absolute Value

Python math.fabs()

math.fabs(x) function returns the absolute value of x.

Syntax

The syntax to call fabs() function is

math.fabs(x)

where

ParameterRequiredDescription
xYesA numeric value.

Examples

Absolute value of integer number.

Python Program

import math

x = -8
result = math.fabs(x)
print('fabs(x) :', result)
Run

Output

fabs(x) : 8.0

Absolute value of floating point number.

Python Program

import math

x = -8.586
result = math.fabs(x)
print('fabs(x) :', result)
Run

Output

fabs(x) : 8.586

Absolute value of negative infinity.

Python Program

import math

x = -math.inf
result = math.fabs(x)
print('fabs(x) :', result)
Run

Output

fabs(x) : inf

Summary

In this Python Examples tutorial, we learned the syntax of, and examples for math.fabs() function.