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sqrt

Computes the square root of its input.

Prototype

	function sqrt (
		value  : float or double   
	)

	return_val [dimsizes(value)] :  float or double

Arguments

value

An array of one or more values ≥ 0.0

Return value

Returns an array dimensioned the same as value.

The return type is floating point if the input is floating point, and double if the input is of type double.

Description

This function computes the square root of each element of value. Missing values are ignored.

Examples

Example 1

  f = 12.5
  sqrt_f = sqrt(f)
  print(sqrt_f)        ; Should be 3.535534