This article describes the formula syntax and usage of the

Returns the absolute value of a number. The absolute value of a number is the number without its sign.

The ABS function syntax has the following arguments:

NumberRequired. The real number of which you want the absolute value.

Copy the table below, and paste into cell A1 in Excel. You may need to select any cells that contain formulas and press F2 and then Enter to make the formulas work. You may also want to make the columns wider to make your worksheet easier to read.