Function sqrt #

Calculate the square root of a value.

For matrices, the function is evaluated element wise.

Syntax #

math.sqrt(x)

Parameters #

Parameter Type Description
x number | BigNumber | Complex | Array | Matrix | Unit Value for which to calculate the square root.

Returns #

Type Description
number | BigNumber | Complex | Array | Matrix | Unit Returns the square root of x

Examples #

math.sqrt(25);                // returns 5
math.square(5);               // returns 25
math.sqrt(-4);                // returns Complex 2i

See also #

square, multiply, cube, cbrt

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