# SGN

Math

SGN (x)

Sign of x (+1 for positive, -1 for negative and 0 for zero).

Built-in: SGN Syntax: SGN(numeric-expression) Description: SGN returns a value indicating the sign of a numeric expression (1 if the expression is positive, 0 if it is zero, or -1 if it is negative). Comment: SGN cannot accept a numeric string, such as “24”, as an argument. Example: PRINT SGN(1), SGN(-1), SGN(0) ‘ Output is: 1 -1 0 PRINT SGN(CINT(“-2”)) ‘ Output is: -1 PRINT SGN(“2 + 1”) ‘ Error See Also: ABS, ABSMAX, ABSMIN, CINT thanks shian!