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sqrt
Basics
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Type
Function
Syntax
the sqrt of number sqrt(number)
Introduced
1.0
Environment
Desktop, Web and Server
Platform Support
MacOS,Mac OS X,Windows,Linux
Security
None required
Summary
Returns the square root of a number.
Examples

sqrt(9) -- returns 3
put sqrt(sideA^2 + sideB^2) into hypotenuseLength

Additional Comments
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Use the sqrt function to find the square root of a number.

Parameters:

The number is any non-negative number, or an expression that evaluates to such a number.

Value:

The sqrt function returns a non-negative number.

Comments:

The square root of a number is the number which must be squared to obtain number: sqrt(number)^2 is equal to number.

User Comments
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