Basic computer language commands

Basic computer programming language

SQR Function

Purpose:

Returns the square root of x.

Syntax:

SQR(x)

Comments:

x must be greater than or equal to 0.

SQR(x) is computed in single-precision unless the /d switch is used when GW-BASIC is executed.

Examples:

10 FOR X=10 TO 25 STEP 5
20 PRINT X; SQR(X)
30 NEXT
RUN
 10 3.162278
 15 3.872984
 20 4.472136
 25 5

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