Math.cbrt()

The Math.cbrt() function returns the cube root of a number, that is

M a t h . c b r t ( x ) = x 3 = the unique y such that y 3 = x \mathtt{Math.cbrt(x)} = \sqrt[3]{x} = \text{the unique} ; y ; \text{such that} ; y^3 = x

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Syntax

cbrt(x)

Parameters

x

A number.

Return value

The cube root of the given number.

Description

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

Examples

Using Math.cbrt()

Math.cbrt(NaN); // NaN
Math.cbrt(-1); // -1
Math.cbrt(-0); // -0
Math.cbrt(-Infinity); // -Infinity
Math.cbrt(0); // 0
Math.cbrt(1); // 1
Math.cbrt(Infinity); // Infinity
Math.cbrt(null); // 0
Math.cbrt(2);  // 1.2599210498948732

Specifications

Specification
ECMAScript Language Specification
# sec-math.cbrt

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