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remove leading zeros in shell script

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I need help in shell script to remove leading zeros from a number

for example: x= "01"
and I need the result x= "1" or in another variable y="1"
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y="$(echo $valueWithZeroes | sed 's/0*//')"
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by:woolmilkporc
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x=$((x))

x=${x#0}
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by:Gerwin Jansen, EE MVE
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x=$(bc<<<$x)
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by:MikeOM_DBA
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Or just convert to integer:
(( x += 0 ))

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