# Abs Procedure

Returns the absolute value of the number.

If the input number

*x* is positive, then it is returned unchanged.
If the input number

*x* is negative, then it is multiplied by -1 to produce a positive number.

Declaration

function Abs(x as Number) as Number

### Parameters

*x* as Number — Positive or negative number.

### Return value

Number — Positive number.

### Example

Code

print Abs(5)

print Abs(-5)

Output