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abs

absolute value, magnitude

Calling Sequence

t=abs(x)

Arguments

x

real or complex vector or matrix

t

real vector or matrix

Description

abs(x) is the absolute value of the elements of x. When x is complex, abs(x) is the complex modulus (magnitude) of the elements of x.

Examples

abs([1,%i,-1,-%i,1+%i])
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