Function square #

Compute the square of a value, x * x. For matrices, the function is evaluated element wise.

Syntax #

math.square(x)

Parameters #

Parameter Type Description
x number | BigNumber | Fraction | Complex | Array | Matrix | Unit Number for which to calculate the square

Returns #

Type Description
number | BigNumber | Fraction | Complex | Array | Matrix | Unit Squared value

Examples #

math.square(2)           // returns number 4
math.square(3)           // returns number 9
math.pow(3, 2)           // returns number 9
math.multiply(3, 3)      // returns number 9

math.square([1, 2, 3, 4])  // returns Array [1, 4, 9, 16]

See also #

multiply, cube, sqrt, pow

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