Abs Method (Int32)

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Returns the absolute value of a 32-bit signed integer.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static int Abs(
	int val


Type: System..::..Int32
A number that is greater than Int32..::..MinValue, but less than or equal to Int32..::..MaxValue.

Return Value

Type: System..::..Int32
A 32-bit signed integer, x, such that 0 x Int32..::..MaxValue.


val equals Int32..::..MinValue.

The absolute value of an Int32 is its numeric value without its sign. For example, the absolute value of both 123 and -123 is 123.