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Convert Positive Number To Negative In Python

Convert Positive Number To Negative In Python

Looking for a tutorial on how to convert positive number to negative in python then you are at the right place, Today in this article I will show you how to convert positive number to negative using python programming.

To convert positive number to negative we will use the python function called abs() it returns the absolute value of a number it is a built in function so let’s see how to use it.

Python Code To Convert Positive Number To Negative


positive_num = 1
print(-abs(positive_num))

Above is the python code to convert positive number to negative. You can run this code and see the result. To run this program you need to have python installed, if you don’t have, then read this: Install and setup python.

Follow this steps to run this program:

  • First, create a new folder for this program.
  • Open it in a code editor of your choice.
  • Create a python file with .py extension.
  • Copy the above code and paste it in your file.
  • Open a terminal or CMD at folder location
  • And type this command python filename.py (Name of your py file).

After running the program you will see that it will print a negative number. Want to know how to convert a negative number to positive then read this: Convert negative number to positive in python.

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