Fortran Wiki sqrt

Description

sqrt(x) computes the square root of x.

Standard

FORTRAN 77 and later

Class

Elemental function

Syntax

result = sqrt(x)

Arguments

• x - The type shall be real or complex.

Return value

The return value is of type real or complex. The kind type parameter is the same as x.

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

category: intrinsics