SqlFunctions.SquareRoot Method (Nullable(Of Decimal))

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Returns the square root of the specified number.

Namespace:   System.Data.Objects.SqlClient
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity (in System.Data.Entity.dll)

<EdmFunctionAttribute("SqlServer", "SQRT")>
Public Shared Function SquareRoot (
	arg As Nullable(Of Decimal)
) As Nullable(Of Double)


Type: System.Nullable(Of Decimal)

A numeric expression.

Return Value

Type: System.Nullable(Of Double)

The square root of the input value.

You cannot call this function directly. This function can only appear within a LINQ to Entities query.

This function is translated to a corresponding function in the database. For information about the corresponding SQL Server function, see SQRT (Transact-SQL).

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
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