math.sqrt()

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Published Jun 22, 2021Updated Aug 6, 2023
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Returns the square root of numeric input x.

Syntax

math.sqrt(x)

If input x is a negative value, .sqrt() will return a ValueError: math domain error.

Example 1

Use math.sqrt() to return the square root of integer 5:

import math
print(math.sqrt(5))
# Output: 2.23606797749979

Example 2

Use math.sqrt() to return the square root of the float 5.5:

import math
print(math.sqrt(5.5))
# Output: 2.345207879911715

Codebyte Example

The math.sqrt() function can take in any positive int or float and return its square root.

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