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Computes the square root of the input parameter.  Input value can be a Decimal or Integer literal or a reference to a column containing numeric values. All generated values are non-negative.

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Numeric literal example:

D lang syntax
RawWrangle true ref true derive type:single value:sqrt(25)

sqrt(25)

Output: Returns the square root of 25, which is `5`.

Column reference example:

D lang syntax
RawWrangle true ref true derive type:single value:sqrt(MyValue) as: 'sqroot_MyValue'

sqrt(MyValue)

Output: Returns the square root of the values of the `MyValue` column.

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D lang syntax
RawWrangle true syntax true derive type:single value:sqrt(numeric_value)

sqrt(numeric_value)

ArgumentRequired?Data TypeDescription
numeric_valueYstring, decimal, or integerName of column or Decimal or Integer literal to apply to the function

D s lang notes

### numeric_value

Name of the column or numeric literal whose values are used to compute the square root.

Info

NOTE: Negative input values generate null output values.

• Missing input values generate missing results.
• Literal numeric values should not be quoted.
• Multiple columns and wildcards are not supported.

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Required?Data TypeExample Value
YesString (column reference) or Integer or Decimal literal`25`

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### Example - Pythagorean Theorem

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 EXAMPLE - POW and SQRT Functions EXAMPLE - POW and SQRT Functions

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label math