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  • Alias: sqrt.
  • Prefix operator with built-in evaluation rules.

  • x is by default interpreted as Sqrt[x].
  • @, 2 or \@ yields a complete SqrtBox object.
  • \[Sqrt] is equivalent when evaluated, but will not draw a line on top of the quantity whose square root is being taken.
  • See The Mathematica Book: Section 3.10.4.