Tips for Spreadsheets

*Summary: Microsoft Excel 2003's =SQRT function calculates the square root of a value or cell.*

To return the positive square root of a number, cell, or calculation in a Microsoft Excel 2003 spreadsheet you can use the =SQRT function. Note that if the original number is negative, the result of the value will be "#NUM!".

Examples:

**=SQRT(25)**

5

**=SQRT(900)**

30

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*Last Modified on: July 13, 2008, at 12:04 A.M. EDT*

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