# Python abs() function

In this tutorial, we are going to learn all about the Python abs function to find the absolute value of a number.
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## What is the Python abs function?

Python abs function is a Python is a built-in function. The abs() function returns the absolute value of the specified number.

## Syntax

The syntax of Python abs function is:-

``abs(n)``

## Parameter

abs function in Python accepts one parameter:-

• n:- Required Number

## Return Value

abs() function in Python return the absolute value of a given number.

• For integer:- An integer’s absolute value is returned.
• For Floating:- Floating absolute value is returned.
• For complex:- Magnitude of the complex is returned.

## Python abs() example

Here we will see, how to use abs function in Python to getting absolute value of specified number.

### Example 1:

Use abs function in python with integer number.

``````x = abs(120)
print(x)``````

Output will be:- 120

### Example 2:

Use abs function in python with floating number.

``````y = abs(12.34)
print(y)``````

Output will be:- 12

### Example 3:

Use abs function in python with complex number.

``````y = abs(12 + 6j)
print(y)``````

## Conclusion

In this tutorial, you have learned all about the abs function to getting the absolute value of a number. If you like this article, please keep visiting for further interesting python tutorials.