## What is the SQRT function in Excel?

The **SQRT **function is one of the math functions of Excel.

It Returns **the square root of a number**.

We can find this function in **Math & trig** category of insert function Tab.

## How to use **SQRT **function in excel

- Click on an
**empty cell**(like F5 )

2. Click on **fx icon** (or press** shift+F3**)

3. In the **insert function tab **you will see all functions

4. Select **math and trig** category

5. Select **SQRT **function

6. Then select **ok**

7. In the function arguments Tab you will see ** SQRT **function

8. Number section is the **number **for which you want the **square root**.

9. You will see **results **in the formula result section

## Examples of **SQRT** function in excel

**Example 1:**

**How to use SQRT function in excel**

You can see examples of SQRT function below:

**sqrt**(1) ----->>>>answer is 1
**sqrt**(2) ----->>>>answer is 1.41
**sqrt**(3) ----->>>>answer is 1.73
**sqrt**(4) ----->>>>answer is 2
**sqrt**(5) ----->>>>answer is 2.23

## What is the purpose of **SQRT** function?

**SQRT**

It Returns **the square root of a number**.

## What is the Return value of **SQRT** function?

**SQRT**

It returns a number.

## How many arguments does **SQRT** function have?

**SQRT**

This function has just **1** Argument.

The **argument **of SQRT function is **number**.

Number section is the **number **for which you want the **square root**.

The argument of SQRT function is **required **and not optional.

```
SQRT(number) = number
```

## Which version of excel supports **SQRT** function?

**SQRT**

This function is available for all excel **versions **(2003-2019)

## Errors in **SQRT** function

**SQRT**