# Absolute Value Notation

The notation for taking the absolute value is two vertical lines on either side of the expression being evaluated. Taking the absolute value of a number is the same as finding the distance from zero on the number-line of the number. Absolute value is also represented using the absolute value function.

## Usage

The notation for taking the absolute value is two vertical lines on either side of the expression being evaluated.

The absolute value returns the distance from zero of the input.