Absolute Value


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Absolute Value

The value of a variable without regard to whether it is positive or negative. For example, an absolute value of 6% applies whether a company's profits increase 6% or decrease by the same amount.
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S4: In this case, we wrote the constant inside the absolute value.
jtq]] = absolute value of firm j's unexpected earnings, measured as reported earnings for quarter q less earnings for quarter q - 4, scaled by market value of equity at the end of quarter q - 1.
Despite the element of chance and the resulting large fluctuations in value that characterize a random Fibonacci sequence, the absolute values of the numbers, on average, increase at a well-defined exponential rate.
It is well-known that in the stock market there is a correlation between the absolute value of a price change and the corresponding volume.
When it comes to the deliberate creation of human life using in-vitro techniques, the pope - inconsistent with his ostensible absolute value - rules this option out of bounds.
where M is the order of the error in the numerical method and K is the absolute value of the error constant.
s] are undistinguishable by the sizes of their absolute values, the idea of Stewart[ 17] was to store a new constant, namely,
They are of absolute value because they are grounded on the dignity of each human life and person.
Cloud spectral reflectance is in flat shape and has high absolute value for each band.
Let k be an algebraically closed field of characteristic zero, which is complete for a non-trivial non-Archimedean absolute value [absolute value of *].
Usually, the nearer to one the absolute value of [mathematical expression not reproducible] approximates, the more serious the linear dependence between [x.
Textile machinery orders for the third quarter of 2012 grew 8% compared to the previous quarter, for an absolute value of 108.