The sqr( function calculates the square root of a value.


This function has one parameter:

value – This parameter must be a positive numeric value.


This function calculates the square root of a positive number. The graph below shows the result of the square root function given input values from 0 to +8.

y = sqr( x )
y = sqr( x )

The square root of a negative number is a complex number (see Wikipedia) which is beyond the scope of Panorama.

Error Messages

Floating point error – The square root of values 0 or less (negative numbers) is undefined. If you attempt to calculate the square root of such a number, a floating point error will occur.

See Also


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