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February 06, 2010, at 09:26 AM by David A. Mellis -
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!!!!See also

* [[Mathh|math.h]]
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February 06, 2010, at 02:51 AM by Paul Badger -
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!!!!See also

* [[Mathh|math.h]]
January 27, 2009, at 12:26 PM by David A. Mellis -
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abs(a - 100, 0); // avoid this - yields incorrect results

a -= 100; // use this instead -
abs(a, 100); // keep other math outside the function
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abs(a++); // avoid this - yields incorrect results

a++; // use this instead -
abs(a); // keep other math outside the function
January 27, 2009, at 06:56 AM by Paul Badger -
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Because of the way the abs() function is implemented, avoid using other functions inside the brackets, it may lead to incorrect results
to:
Because of the way the abs() function is implemented, avoid using other functions inside the brackets, it may lead to incorrect results.
January 27, 2009, at 06:56 AM by Paul Badger -
January 27, 2009, at 06:55 AM by Paul Badger -
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Because of the way the max() function is implemented, avoid using other functions inside the brackets, it may lead to incorrect results
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Because of the way the abs() function is implemented, avoid using other functions inside the brackets, it may lead to incorrect results
January 27, 2009, at 06:55 AM by Paul Badger -
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!!!!Warning
Because of the way the max() function is implemented, avoid using other functions inside the brackets, it may lead to incorrect results

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abs(a - 100, 0); // avoid this - yields incorrect results

a -= 100; // use this instead -
abs(a, 100); // keep other math outside the function
@]
April 16, 2007, at 06:07 PM by Paul Badger -
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December 02, 2006, at 06:59 PM by David A. Mellis -
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!!abs(x)

!!!!Description

Computes the absolute value of a number.

!!!!Parameters

x: the number

!!!!Returns

'''x''': if '''x''' is greater than or equal to 0.

'''-x''': if '''x''' is less than 0.

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