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fabs(3m) [opensolaris man page]

fabs(3M)						  Mathematical Library Functions						  fabs(3M)

NAME
fabs, fabsf, fabsl - absolute value function SYNOPSIS
c99 [ flag... ] file... -lm [ library... ] #include <math.h> double fabs(double x); float fabsf(float x); long double fabsl(long double x); DESCRIPTION
These functions compute the absolute value of x, |x|. RETURN VALUES
Upon successful completion, these functions return the absolute value of x. If x is NaN, a NaN is returned. If x is +-0, +0 is returned. If x is +-Inf, +Inf is returned. ERRORS
No errors are defined. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Standard | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |MT-Safe | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
isnan(3M), math.h(3HEAD), attributes(5), standards(5) SunOS 5.11 12 Jul 2006 fabs(3M)

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