In this article, you will learn how to use the SQRT formula in Google Sheets. This formula helps you find a square root of a number easily and quickly.
The generic formula is as follows:
Let’s see some examples in the screenshot below. The Examples (i) show what SQRT formulas look like if they contain a number manually input. In Examples (ii), you can see formulas including single-cell references. You can understand how to incorporate a formula(s) and/or a combination of cell references in the SQRT function in Example (iii). We recommend you use cell references shown in Examples (ii) and (iii) because
Check this article to learn how to do basic math calculations in Google Sheets.
You can get a negative square root by multiplying -1 by a result of the SQRT function. For example, if you want to find a negative square root of 25, the formula could be “=-1*SQRT(25)”.
Check this article to learn how to use the POWER formula in Google Sheets, where you see not only how to square a number but also how to compute X to the power of N by using a formula.
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