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Description

Returns the square root of a number. If the number is negative, the command will fail.

Functional area

Math

Command syntax

Syntax

squareRoot number

Arguments

NameTypeRequiredComments
numberfloatyesEither a float or an int whose square root is to be returned. Cannot be negative.

Flags

None

Return value

float

Returns the square root of a positive number

Examples

// Compute some square roots
float $root, $value = 1000;
$root = `squareRoot 9`;
print $root;

// Should be 3.000000
$root = `squareRoot $value`;
print $root;
// Should be 31.622776

Additional information

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