# SQRT

Returns the square root of a number.

## Syntax

SQRT(<number>)


### Parameters

Term Definition
number The number for which you want the square root, a column that contains numbers, or an expression that evaluates to a number.

## Return value

A decimal number.

## Remarks

If the number is negative, the SQRT function returns an error.

## Example

The following formula,

= SQRT(25)