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sqrt

Square root

Syntax

B = sqrt(X)

Description

B = sqrt(X) returns the square root of each element of the array X. For the elements of X that are negative or complex, sqrt(X) produces complex results.

Examples

sqrt((-2:2)')
ans =
      0 + 1.4142i
      0 + 1.0000i
      0
 1.0000
 1.4142

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Tips

See sqrtm for the matrix square root.

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Introduced before R2006a

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