## Calculating Absolute Values in Python, With Examples

In this article, you’ll learn about absolute values – what they are, how they’re used, and how to use the Python abs() function to calculate them. What is the Absolute Value of a Number? The absolute value of a number is that number’s value without any regard to its sign. A number’s sign is whether it is positive or negative. So, the absolute value of a number is never negative. To make it simple, consider the absolute value of a number that numbers distance from 0. It is also referred to in mathematics and … Read more