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Sqrt

Sqrt[z] or  gives the square root of z.

Sqrt[z] can be entered as  .
 can be entered using ControlKeyLeftModified2RightModified z ControlKeyLeftModifiedSpaceIndicatorRightModified.
Sqrt[z] is converted to z^(1/2).
Sqrt[z^2] is not automatically converted to z.
Sqrt[a b] is not automatically converted to Sqrt[a] Sqrt[b].
 z can also be used for input. The  character is entered as AliasIndicatorsqrtAliasIndicator or \[Sqrt].
• See also:
Power.

Examples

Using InstantCalculators

Here is the InstantCalculator for the Sqrt function. Enter the parameters for your calculation and click Calculate to see the result.

Entering Commands Directly

You can paste a template for this command via the Text Input button on the Sqrt Function Controller.

Here is a simple Sqrt example.

Sqrt will return a complex result when evaluating a negative argument.

Here is a plot of Sqrt[x] for x from 0 to 9.

This is the derivative.

This is the integral.

Ordinary Mathematical Notation

This also gives the derivative.

This also gives the integral.



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