cabs man page

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 safetyMT-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)

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Referenced By

abs(3), cacosh(3), carg(3), casinh(3), catanh(3), ccos(3), ccosh(3), cexp(3), cexp2(3), cimag(3), clog(3), clog10(3), clog2(3), complex(7), conj(3), cpow(3), cproj(3), creal(3), csin(3), csinh(3), csqrt(3), ctan(3), ctanh(3), fabs(3), hypot(3).

cabsf(3) and cabsl(3) are aliases of cabs(3).

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