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Fortran Wiki

sqrt

## Description

`sqrt(x)`

computes the square root of `x`

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## Standard

FORTRAN 77 and later

## Class

Elemental function

## Syntax

`result = sqrt(x)`

## Arguments

`x`

- The type shall be `real`

or `complex`

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## Return value

The return value is of type `real`

or `complex`

. The kind type parameter is the same as `x`

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## Example

```
program test_sqrt
real(8) :: x = 2.0_8
complex :: z = (1.0, 2.0)
x = sqrt(x)
z = sqrt(z)
end program test_sqrt
```

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