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Scilab Help >> Elementary Functions > Log - exp - power > sqrt

sqrt

square root

Syntax

y=sqrt(x)

Arguments

x

real or complex scalar or vector/matrix

Description

sqrt(x) is the vector/matrix of the square root of the x elements. Result is complex if element of x is negative.

Examples

A = matrix(4:4:16,2,2)
sqrt(A)
sqrt(-1)

See also

  • hat — (^) exponentiation
  • sqrtm — matrix square root
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