Returns the positive square root of a positive number.

• What is the syntax of the SQRT formula?

• What are the arguments of the SQRT formula?

• To determine the square root of a number in a spreadsheet cell, you should enter the SQRT formula with the desired number in parentheses.

• It is most commonly mistyped when the user does not enter the number in the parentheses or uses incorrect punctuation, such as semi-colons instead of commas.

• Using the SQRT formula to solve for the square root of a negative number.

• Missing punctuation when entering the formula.

• Trying to use the sqrt function on a range of cells rather than an individual cell value.

• Forgetting to include the number in the parentheses.

• Not understanding the arguments required for the formula.

• Mistyping the formula.

• Not enclosing the number in parentheses when entering the formula.

• Trying to use the formula on a range of cells rather than an individual cell value.

• Forgetting to use the SQRT capitalization when entering the function in the formula bar.

• Believing that the SQRT formula can be used to calculate square roots of negative numbers.

• Thinking that the function can be used to calculate the square root of multiple numbers at once.

**Common questions about the SQRT formula:**

• How does the SQRT formula work?• What is the syntax of the SQRT formula?

• What are the arguments of the SQRT formula?

**How can the SQRT formula be used appropriately?**• To determine the square root of a number in a spreadsheet cell, you should enter the SQRT formula with the desired number in parentheses.

**How can the SQRT formula be commonly mistyped?**• It is most commonly mistyped when the user does not enter the number in the parentheses or uses incorrect punctuation, such as semi-colons instead of commas.

**What are some common ways the SQRT formula is used inappropriately?**• Using the SQRT formula to solve for the square root of a negative number.

• Missing punctuation when entering the formula.

• Trying to use the sqrt function on a range of cells rather than an individual cell value.

What are some common pitfalls when using the SQRT formula?What are some common pitfalls when using the SQRT formula?

• Forgetting to include the number in the parentheses.

• Not understanding the arguments required for the formula.

• Mistyping the formula.

**What are common mistakes when using the SQRT Formula?**• Not enclosing the number in parentheses when entering the formula.

• Trying to use the formula on a range of cells rather than an individual cell value.

• Forgetting to use the SQRT capitalization when entering the function in the formula bar.

**What are common misconceptions people might have with the SQRT Formula?**• Believing that the SQRT formula can be used to calculate square roots of negative numbers.

• Thinking that the function can be used to calculate the square root of multiple numbers at once.