SQR

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BASIC keyword
Keyword: SQR
Abbreviation: S, Shift+Q
Type: Function
Token code: 186/$BA
Handling routine
in BASIC ROM:
49009–49015
$BF71–BF77
List of all BASIC keywords


Remark: This article describes the BASIC-Command SQR in BASIC V2 at the Commodore 64.

Typ: Numeric Function 
General Programming-Syntax: SQR(<Numeric>)

The numeric function SQR is a mathemathical function for square root of a number.

When the term isn't a number, the BASIC error ?TYPE MISMATCH ERROR IN line occurrs. It can be only used number with values from 0 until 1e+38. Then this area is out of range the BASIC error?OVERFLOW ERROR IN line is viewing. By negative values the BASIC error ?ILLEGAL QUANTITY ERROR IN line occurs. When the numeric argument is absent, it appears a ?SYNTAX ERROR IN line.

Examples[edit]

PRINT SQR(4) Screen: 2
PRINT SQR(15+10) Screen: 5
BASIC V2.0 (second release) Commands

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