BigInteger.Abs Method (BigInteger)

 
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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.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 4.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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