The ×√ Command

Command Summary

Takes the xth root of an input.

Command Syntax

A xB

Menu Location

While editing a program, press:

  1. MATH to open the math menu
  2. 5 or use the arrow keys to select

Calculator Compatibility


Token Size

1 byte

This command takes the xth root of a number. If used on a list, it will return a list with the xth root of each element. Also valid are the forms list×x and list1×list2.


        {1 ‾2 3}

        {2 3}

Real mode:
    <returns error>

a+bi mode:

See the notes on the ^ command for an explanation on how ×√ behaves depending on whether its input is real or complex.


If you want to take the second or third root of a number, use √( or ³√( instead.

can be

Error Conditions

  • ERR:NONREAL ANS if you try to take an even root of a negative number or list element in Real mode.

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