numpy.copysign(x1, x2, /, out=None, *, where=True, casting='same_kind', order='K', dtype=None, subok=True[, signature, extobj]) = <ufunc 'copysign'>

Change the sign of x1 to that of x2, element-wise.

If both arguments are arrays or sequences, they have to be of the same length. If x2 is a scalar, its sign will be copied to all elements of x1.


x1 : array_like

Values to change the sign of.

x2 : array_like

The sign of x2 is copied to x1.

out : ndarray, None, or tuple of ndarray and None, optional

A location into which the result is stored. If provided, it must have a shape that the inputs broadcast to. If not provided or None, a freshly-allocated array is returned. A tuple (possible only as a keyword argument) must have length equal to the number of outputs.

where : array_like, optional

Values of True indicate to calculate the ufunc at that position, values of False indicate to leave the value in the output alone.


For other keyword-only arguments, see the ufunc docs.


out : array_like

The values of x1 with the sign of x2.


>>> np.copysign(1.3, -1)
>>> 1/np.copysign(0, 1)
>>> 1/np.copysign(0, -1)
>>> np.copysign([-1, 0, 1], -1.1)
array([-1., -0., -1.])
>>> np.copysign([-1, 0, 1], np.arange(3)-1)
array([-1.,  0.,  1.])

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