how do i disregard the sign of an integer when comparing ?

Posted on 2007-07-29
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how do i disregard the sign of an integer when comparing ?  C#.
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You can try this

if (Math.Abs(number1) == Math.Abs(number2))
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Use the Math.Abs function.
This function will do a absolute and return you positive number.

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Depending on your data and what you  are doing, the standard mathematical way of doing this may be better ... compare the squares of the numbers.
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http:#19587945 is good enough.

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