# SQRT function in Oracle

SQRT is one of the vital Numeric/Math functions of Oracle. It is used to get the square root of a number. The SQRT function is supported in the various versions of the Oracle/PLSQL, including, Oracle 12c, Oracle 11g, Oracle 10g, Oracle 9i and Oracle 8i.

Syntax:

SQRT ( number )


Parameters:
number: It is used to specify the number to get the square root value of.
Example:

SQRT (25)

Output:

5


Explanation:
The square root of 25 is 5, and so is the result.