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.
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.