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**sign(number)**

Determines the sign of a number (signum). |

Returns 1 if the number is positive, zero (0) if the number is 0, and -1 if the number is negative.

Parameter | Type | Required | Description |
---|---|---|---|

number | Number | Yes | Any real number. |

**number**

number a = sign(3); print("a= " + a); number b = sign(-4); print("b= " + b); number c = sign(3-3); print("b= " + c); |

Prints:

a= 1;

b= -1;

c= 0;