Google Sheets ABS Function

This post will guide you how to use Google Sheets ABS function with syntax and examples.

Description


The Google Sheets ABS function returns the absolute value of a number.

The ABS function can be used to convert negative numbers to positive numbers in google sheets. The purpose of this function is to get the absolute value of a given number and its returned value is positive number.

The ABS function is a build-in function in Google Sheets and it is categorized as a MATH function.

Syntax


The syntax of the ABS function is as below:

=ABS (number)

Where the ABS function argument is:

  • Number – This is a required argument.  A number that you want the absolute value

Note: ABS function only takes one argument, it must be a numeric value. If argument is not a numeric value, ABS function returns a #VALUE! Error.

Google Sheets ABS Function Examples


The below examples will show you how to use google sheets ABS function to return the absolute value of a number.

#1 =ABS(B1)

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