# @stdlib/math-base-special-abs2f

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# abs2f

Compute the squared absolute value of a single-precision floating-point number.

## Installation

`npm install @stdlib/math-base-special-abs2f`

## Usage

`var abs2f = require( '@stdlib/math-base-special-abs2f' );`

#### abs2f( x )

Computes the squared absolute value of a single-precision floating-point number.

```var v = abs2f( -1.0 );
// returns 1.0

v = abs2f( 2.0 );
// returns 4.0

v = abs2f( 0.0 );
// returns 0.0

v = abs2f( -0.0 );
// returns 0.0

v = abs2f( NaN );
// returns NaN```

## Examples

```var randu = require( '@stdlib/random-base-randu' );
var round = require( '@stdlib/math-base-special-round' );
var abs2f = require( '@stdlib/math-base-special-abs2f' );

var x;
var i;

for ( i = 0; i < 100; i++ ) {
x = round( randu() * 100.0 ) - 50.0;
console.log( 'abs2f(%d) = %d', x, abs2f( x ) );
}```

## C APIs

### Usage

`#include "stdlib/math/base/special/abs2f.h"`

#### stdlib_base_abs2f( x )

Computes the squared absolute value of a single-precision floating-point number.

```float y = stdlib_base_abs2f( -5.0f );
// returns 25.0f```

The function accepts the following arguments:

• x: `[in] float` input value.
`float stdlib_base_abs2f( const float x );`

### Examples

```#include "stdlib/math/base/special/abs2f.h"
#include <stdio.h>

int main( void ) {
const float x[] = { 3.14f, -3.14f, 0.0f, 0.0f/0.0f };

float y;
int i;
for ( i = 0; i < 4; i++ ) {
y = stdlib_base_abs2f( x[ i ] );
printf( "abs2f(%f) = %f\n", x[ i ], y );
}
}```

## Notice

This package is part of stdlib, a standard library for JavaScript and Node.js, with an emphasis on numerical and scientific computing. The library provides a collection of robust, high performance libraries for mathematics, statistics, streams, utilities, and more.

For more information on the project, filing bug reports and feature requests, and guidance on how to develop stdlib, see the main project repository.

See LICENSE.

## Copyright

Copyright © 2016-2024. The Stdlib Authors.

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### Install

`npm i @stdlib/math-base-special-abs2f`

### Repository

github.com/stdlib-js/math-base-special-abs2f

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