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    SQRT2

    Summary

    The Math.SQRT2 property represents the square root of 2, approximately 1.414:

    Math.SQRT2=21.414\mathtt{\mi{Math.SQRT2}} = \sqrt{2} \approx 1.414

    Property attributes of SQRT2
    Writable No
    Enumerable No
    Configurable No

    Description

    Because SQRT2 is a static property of Math, you always use it as Math.SQRT2, rather than as a property of a Math object you created (Math is not a constructor).

    Examples

    Example: Using Math.SQRT2

    The following function returns the square root of 2:

    function getRoot2() {
       return Math.SQRT2
    }
    
    getRoot2() // 1.4142135623730951

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    ECMAScript 1st Edition. Implemented in JavaScript 1.0 Standard Initial definition.
    ECMAScript Language Specification 5.1th Edition (ECMA-262) Standard  
    ECMAScript Language Specification 6th Edition (ECMA-262) Draft  

    Browser compatibility

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    Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
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    See also

    • The Math object it belongs to.

    Document Tags and Contributors

    Contributors to this page: Sevenspade
    Last updated by: Sevenspade,