labs function(Absolute Value of Long Integer) in C Language – example and detail

In the C Programming Language, the labs feature returns the absolute price of a lengthy integer.


The syntax for the labs feature in the C Language is:

long int labs(long int x);

Parameters or Arguments


A value to convert to an absolute value.


The labs characteristic returns the absolute price of a long integer represented through x.

Required Header

In the C Language, the required header for the labs function is:

#include <stdlib.h>

Applies To

In the C Language, the labs characteristic can be used in the following versions:

ANSI/ISO 9899-1990

Similar Functions

Other C features that are comparable to the labs function:

fabs function <math.h>

abs function <stdlib.h>