Absolute Value

Hello. How would I take the absolute value of x + y? I want all of the value to be positive.
Example: (-4)+(-4)= -8 but I want that value to be positive.
Any tips or ideas would be greatly appreciated.

Take the absolute value of x plus absolute value of y?


No. You would add them first then you would take the absolute value.

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Then just take the absolute value?

Are you trying to figure out a command? Just use the abs function. You may have to include a library.


Easiest way to do this is std::abs(x+y);. Make sure you add #include <cmath> to the top of your file.


If you use python.
math.fabs(x + y)