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sign

To return the signum of a number
You can use the function to determine the sign of a number. The return value is either 1 (positive number) or -1 (negative number). The number 0 is considered positive.

Syntax

sign(number)

Return

number

Examples

sign(x) To return the signum of number x.
1
sign(10 + 12)
Result: 1
​
1
sign(10 - 13)
Result: -1
​
1
sign(0)
Result: 1
​
1
sign(10.2)
Result: 1

See also

​even, which returns Yes (true) if the number is even.
​odd, which returns Yes (true) if the number is odd.
Last modified 7mo ago