What does Absolute Value mean?

Absolute Value meaning in General Dictionary

a real number despite its sign

Absolute Value meaning in Symbols Dictionary

The absolute value of a number is the magnitude of a value, ignoring the sign.

Absolute Value meaning in Computer Science Dictionary

Occasionally known as a numerical value, absolutely the value is the non-negative value of a proper quantity regardless of its sign. For example, the absolute worth of both 12 and -12 is 12.

Sentence Examples with the word Absolute Value

Kirchhoff determined experimentally in a certain case the absolute value of the current induced by one circuit in another, and in the same year Erik Edland (1819-1888) made a series of careful experiments on the induction of electric currents which further established received theories.

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