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The Square Root Function in Python (Overview)

Are you trying to solve a quadratic equation? Maybe you need to calculate the length of one side of a right triangle. You can use the math module’s sqrt() method for determining the square root of a number. This course covers the use of math.sqrt() as well as related methods.

In this course, you’ll learn:

  • About square roots and related mathematical operations
  • How to use the Python square root function, sqrt()
  • Where sqrt() can be useful in real-world examples

Sample Code (.zip)

7.3 KB

Course Slides (.pdf)

1.1 MB

Doug Ouverson on July 14, 2021

Thank you, Chris, for a job well done.

I like these short, topical tutorials. I’d like to see more of them.


Christopher Trudeau RP Team on July 15, 2021

Glad you enjoyed it Doug. Thanks for the feedback, I’ve passed it along to our editors.

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