SQRT

Returns the positive square root of a positive number.

Sample Usage

SQRT(9)

SQRT(A2)

Syntax

SQRT(value)

  • value - The number for which to calculate the positive square root.

    • value must be positive; if it is negative, SQRT will return the #NUM! error.

Notes

  • To find the negative root of value, simply multiply the result of the SQRT function call by -1.

See Also

SQRTPI: Returns the positive square root of the product of Pi and the given positive number.

POWER: Returns a number raised to a power.

LOG10: Returns the the logarithm of a number, base 10.

LOG: Returns the the logarithm of a number given a base.

LN: Returns the the logarithm of a number, base e (Euler's number).

GAMMALN: Returns the the logarithm of a specified Gamma function, base e (Euler's number).

EXP: Returns Euler's number, e (~2.718) raised to a power.

Examples

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