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Ruby | Numeric abs() function

Last Updated : 19 Mar, 2024
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The abs is an inbuilt method in Ruby returns the absolute value of a number.  

Syntax: num.abs

Parameters: The function needs the number whose absolute value is to be returned. 

Return Value: It returns the absolute value of a numbers.

Example 1:  

Ruby




# Ruby program for abs() method in Numeric
  
# Initialize two numbers 
num = -19 
  
# Prints absolute value of num
puts  num.abs() 


Output

19

Example 2

Ruby




# Ruby program for abs() method in Numeric
  
# Initialize two numbers 
num = 100 
  
# Prints absolute value of num
puts  num.abs() 


Output

100

 


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