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Python | Pandas Series.abs()

  • Difficulty Level : Easy
  • Last Updated : 29 Jun, 2021

Python is a great language for doing data analysis, primarily because of the fantastic ecosystem of data-centric python packages. Pandas is one of those packages and makes importing and analyzing data much easier.
Pandas Series.abs() method is used to get the absolute numeric value of each element in Series/DataFrame.
 

Syntax: Series.abs()
Parameters: No parameters
Returns: Return the Series or DataFrame containing the absolute value of each element.

Code #1: 
 

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# importing pandas module
import pandas as pd
 
# creating lists
lst = [2, -10.87, -3.14, 0.12]
lst2 = [-10.87 + 4j]
 
ser = pd.Series(lst)
ser1 = pd.Series(lst2)
 
# printing values explaining abs()
print(ser1.abs(), '\n\n', ser.abs())

Output: 
 



0    11.582612
dtype: float64 

 0     2.00
1    10.87
2     3.14
3     0.12
dtype: float64

  
Code #2: Explaining use of abs() on specific row 
 

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# importing pandas module
import pandas as pd
 
df = pd.DataFrame({'Name': ['John', 'Hari', 'Peter', 'Loani'],
                  'Age': [31, 29, 57, 40],
                  'val': [98, 48, -80, -14]})
 
 
df['ope'] = (df.val - 87).abs()
 
df

Output: 
 

Name    Age    val    ope
0    John    31    98    11
1    Hari    29    48    39
2    Peter    57    -80    167
3    Loani    40    -14    101

 

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