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How To Use IMSQRT() Function in Google Sheets


Computes the square root of a complex number.

Common questions about the IMSQRT formula include:
  • What is the IMSQRT formula?
  • What does IMSQRT mean?
  • How do I use the IMSQRT formula?

The IMSQRT formula can be used to calculate the square root of a number in Google Sheets. To use the IMSQRT formula correctly, enter the number for which you want to find the square root in a cell and use the formula =IMSQRT(cell).

The IMSQRT formula can be commonly mistyped as IMSQURT, which will result in an error.

Common ways the IMSQRT formula is used inappropriately include dividing a number by the result of the IMSQRT formula instead of multiplying the number by the result, and using non-numerical values as input.

Common pitfalls when using the IMSQRT formula include entering a negative number in the formula, and forgetting to add the “=” sign when typing the formula.

Common mistakes when using the IMSQRT formula are typing the wrong cell reference or forgetting to include the parentheses.

Common misconceptions people might have with the IMSQRT formula include thinking that it only works for positive numbers and that it is only used to calculate square roots.

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