1. Calculation functions
2. All functions
3. Numeric functions
4. SQRT

The SQRT function calculates the square root of a number.

## Syntax

SQRT(Number)

## Arguments

 Argument Data type Description Number Number The number to calculate the square root of, or radicand. Must be a positive number or zero.

The SQRT function returns a number.

## Constraints

You can only use the SQRT function with a positive number or zero. If you use the SQRT function with a negative number, it returns a value of NaN (Not a Number).

SQRT

## Examples

 Formula Result SQRT(16) 4 SQRT(169.45) 13.0172961862 SQRT(0) 0 SQRT(-16) NaN

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