The SQRT Function

The SQRT function returns a numeric value that approximates the square root of argument-1. The type of this function is numeric.

General Format



  1. Argument-1 must be class numeric.
  2. The value of argument-1 must be zero or positive.

Returned Values

  1. The returned value is the absolute value of the approximation of the square root of argument-1.
  2. Floating-point format is used for numeric non-integer results.