Related Function:

The SQRT function returns a positive square root of a supplied number.

Syntax

=SQRT(number)

Arguments

Argument Description
number The number for which you want the square root

Examples

  A B C
1 Function Result Notes
2 =SQRT(16) 4 Square root of 16
3 =SQRT(ABS(-16)) 4  

Common Function Error(s)

Problem What went wrong
#VALUE! Occurs if the supplied number argument can not be interpreted as a numeric value
#NUM! Occurs if the supplied number argument is negative