How to Calculate Absolute Value in JavaScript


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What is the JavaScript language mainly used for?

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1. What does the absolute value of a number mean?

2. What is the absolute value of -42.34?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can gauge how much you know about JavaScript programming and how it can be used to calculate absolute value with this quiz and corresponding worksheet. You must be familiar with specific terms and how to apply JavaScript to absolute value problems in order to answer all quiz questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

When you take this quiz, you will be expected to:

  • Note the main use of JavaScript
  • Explain what the absolute value of a number means
  • Solve an absolute value sample problem
  • Use JavaScript to calculate absolute value
  • Recognize what OOP stands for

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you can draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what JavaScript is mainly used for
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve absolute value practice problems
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the absolute value of a number
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what OOP is

Additional Learning

If you're looking to get more information about this topic, refer to the lesson called How to Calculate Absolute Value in JavaScript. Details discussed in this lesson include:

  • What metaphor helps to describe absolute value
  • How a ternary operation is described
  • What the Math object is