Function hypot #

Calculate the hypotenusa of a list with values. The hypotenusa is defined as:

hypot(a, b, c, ...) = sqrt(a^2 + b^2 + c^2 + ...)

For matrix input, the hypotenusa is calculated for all values in the matrix.

Syntax #

math.hypot(a, b, ...)
math.hypot([a, b, c, ...])

Parameters #

Parameter Type Description
args … number | BigNumber | Array | Matrix A list with numeric values or an Array or Matrix. Matrix and Array input is flattened and returns a single number for the whole matrix.

Returns #

Type Description
number | BigNumber Returns the hypothenusa of the input values.

Examples #

math.hypot(3, 4)      // 5
math.hypot(3, 4, 5)   // 7.0710678118654755
math.hypot([3, 4, 5]) // 7.0710678118654755
math.hypot(-2)        // 2

See also #

abs, norm

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