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ABS(3)                      BSD Programmer's Manual                     ABS(3)

NAME
     abs - integer absolute value function

SYNOPSIS
     #include <&lt;stdlib.h>&gt;

     int
     abs(int j);

DESCRIPTION
     The abs() function computes the absolute value of the integer j.

RETURN VALUES
     The abs() function returns the absolute value.

SEE ALSO
     floor(3),  labs(3) cabs(3) hypot(3) math(3)

STANDARDS
     The abs() function conforms to ANSI C X3.159-1989 (``ANSI C '').

BUGS
     The absolute value of the most negative integer remains negative.

4.4BSD                           June 4, 1993                                1