Square Root in R (2 Examples)

This page shows how to compute the square root with the sqrt() function in the R programming language.

Example 1: Basic Application of sqrt Function

sqrt(5)                           # Apply sqrt function in R
# 2.236068

Example 2: Compute Square Root of All Vector Elements

vec <- c(5, 3, 1, 9, 4)           # Create example vector
sqrt(vec)                         # Apply sqrt to vector
# 2.236068 1.732051 1.000000 3.000000 2.000000

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