Absolute Value

Press CATALOG to access the catalog.

If the arrow points to abs (, then press ENTER. Otherwise, first press A (located above =, do not press the purple alpha key), locate abs (, then press ENTER. The absolute value function finds the absolute value of the expression enclosed in parentheses. Notice that the left parenthesis symbol is automatically included.

For example, to find the value of |-4.23|, press .

To evaluate |7 - 11|, press CATALOG to access the catalog. The arrow points to abs ( . Press .

Alternatively, you can access abs ( by pressing MATH, then selecting 2: abs( .