IMSQRT

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Returns the square root of a complex number.

Sample Usage

IMSQRT("1+i")
IMSQRT(C5)

Syntax

IMSQRT(complex_number)

  • complex_number - The complex number whose square root is to be computed.

Examples

IMSQRT("1+i") returns the value: 1.09868411346781+0.455089860562227i.
IMSQRT(C5) returns the square root of the complex number contained in C5.

Notes

  • This function is equivalent to using IMPOWER(complex_number, 0.5).
  • While it is not possible to use the SQRT function to take the square root of a negative real number, it is possible to use IMSQRT to take the square root of a complex number with a negative real number component.