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Rounding, absolute value, and exponents

Rounding, absolute value, and exponents: Learning the Python 3 Standard Library
Rounding, absolute value, and exponents: Learning the Python 3 Standard Library

Kathryn explains some of the common built-in mathematical functions such as round(), abs(), and pow(). Round() takes a given number and returns the number rounded up or down depending on the input's value. Abs() calculates the absolute value of a given number. Pow() takes two inputs—a base and an exponent—and performs exponentiation on them. These functions can be helpful if you need to perform some simple math computations in your code that you don't want to full write out yourself.

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Developer Programming Languages Python

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