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abs - Absolute value

abs( int|float$num ): int|float

Returns the absolute value of num.



The numeric value to process

Return Values

The absolute value of num. If the argument num is of type float, the return type is also float, otherwise it is int (as float usually has a bigger value range than int).


Version Description
8.0.0 num no longer accepts internal objects which support numeric conversion.

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