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BigInteger.Abs Method

Gets the absolute value of a BigInteger object.

Namespace:  System.Numerics
Assembly:  System.Numerics (in System.Numerics.dll)

static member Abs : 
        value:BigInteger -> BigInteger

Parameters

value
Type: System.Numerics.BigInteger

A number.

Return Value

Type: System.Numerics.BigInteger
The absolute value of value.

The absolute value of a number is that number without its sign, as shown in the following table.

value parameter

Return value

value >= 0

value

value < 0

value * -1

The Abs method is equivalent to the Math.Abs method for the primitive numeric types.

The following example uses the Abs method to convert a BigInteger value from two's complement representation to sign-and-magnitude representation before serializing it to a file. Data in the file is then deserialized and assigned to a new BigInteger object.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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