Square Root in Python

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Python  – Number sqrt() Method

Description

The sqrt() method returns the square root of x for x > 0.

Syntax

Following is the syntax for sqrt() method −

import math

math.sqrt( x )

Note − This function is not accessible directly, so we need to import the math module and then we need to call this function using the math static object.

Parameters

x − This is a numeric expression.

Return Value

This method returns square root of x for x > 0.

Example

The following example shows the usage of sqrt() method.

Live Demo
#!/usr/bin/python3
import math   # This will import math module

print ("math.sqrt(100) : ", math.sqrt(100))
print ("math.sqrt(7) : ", math.sqrt(7))
print ("math.sqrt(math.pi) : ", math.sqrt(math.pi))

Output

When we run above program, it produces the following result:

math.sqrt(100) :  10.0
math.sqrt(7) :  2.6457513110645907
math.sqrt(math.pi) :  1.7724538509055159