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CABS


NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
VERSIONS
ATTRIBUTES
CONFORMING TO
NOTES
SEE ALSO
COLOPHON

NAME

cabs, cabsf, cabsl − absolute value of a complex number

SYNOPSIS

#include <complex.h>

double cabs(double complex z);
float cabsf(float complex
z);
long double cabsl(long double complex
z);

Link with −lm.

DESCRIPTION

These functions return the absolute value of the complex number z. The result is a real number.

VERSIONS

These functions first appeared in glibc in version 2.1.

ATTRIBUTES

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

CONFORMING TO

C99, POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.

NOTES

The function is actually an alias for hypot(a, b) (or, equivalently, sqrt(a*a + b*b)).

SEE ALSO

abs(3), cimag(3), hypot(3), complex(7)

COLOPHON

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