math.abs() function

The math.abs() function returns the absolute value of x.

Output data type: Float

import "math"

math.abs(x: -1.22)

// Returns 1.22



The value used in the operation.

Special cases

math.abs(x: ±Inf) // Returns +Inf
math.abs(x: NaN)  // Returns NaN

Was this page helpful?

Thank you for your feedback!

Upgrade to InfluxDB Cloud or InfluxDB 2.0!

InfluxDB Cloud and InfluxDB OSS 2.0 ready for production.