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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).

       ┌─────────────────────────┬───────────────┬─────────┐
       │InterfaceAttributeValue   │
       ├─────────────────────────┼───────────────┼─────────┤
       │cabs(), cabsf(), cabsl() │ Thread safety │ MT-Safe │
       └─────────────────────────┴───────────────┴─────────┘

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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                                            2015-04-19                                    CABS(3)