How to Square Root in Excel

In case you quickly want to calculate square root in Excel, you can use square root formula. In this article, we will learn on finding the square root of numbers in Excel.

The SQRT function can be used in the following versions of Microsoft Excel: Excel 2013, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003

Following is the snapshot of data:

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  • In cell B2, the formula is
  • =SQRT(A2)& by dragging down the formula, we will get the squared in Excel

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Few things to be considered:


  • Cell B8 shows #NUM! error in Excel.
  • The reason is if a negative number is entered in the number parameter, the SQRT function will return the #NUM! error.
  • Cell B9 shows #VALUE! error in Excel.
  • #VALUE! - Occurs if the supplied argument cannot be taken as a numeric value


In this way, we can calculate the square root in Excel.


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