In this post, we will see how we can use the abs function in Excel.

## ABS Function

ABS is an Absolute function. The ABS function in Excel is used to return the absolute value of a number. It returns only the number without any sign.

**Example**: if a number is -12 and we apply the **abs** function on it then it will return only 12.

## Syntax of abs function

### abs(number)

**abs**is the name of the function.**number**is the parameter passed in it to get the absolute value.