PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Display Square Root of Number


Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to display the square root of a number.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I figure out the square root of a number when I am writing a Windows PowerShell script?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Sqrt static method from the System.Math class. This example obtains the square root of the number 9:

[math]::Sqrt(9)

Comments (2)

  1. paul says:

    What makes "math" an alias of System.Math?

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