Description

Calculates the square root of a number.

Returns

Number; square root of number.

Category

Mathematical functions

Function syntax

Sqr(number)

See also

Abs

Parameters

Parameter

Description

number

A positive integer or a variable that contains one. Number whose square root to get.

Usage

The value in number must be greater than or equal to 0.

<h3>Sqr Example</h3> 

<p>Returns the square root of a positive number. 

<p>Sqr(2): <cfoutput>#Sqr(2)#</cfoutput> 
<p>Sqr(Abs(-144)): <cfoutput>#Sqr(Abs(-144))#</cfoutput> 
<p>Sqr(25^2): <cfoutput>#Sqr(25^2)#</cfoutput>

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