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The MathML <msqrt> element is used to display square roots (no index is displayed). The square root accepts only one argument, which leads to the following syntax: <msqrt> base </msqrt>.

Attributes

class, id, style
Provided for use with stylesheets.
href
Used to set a hyperlink to a specified URI.
mathbackground
The background color. You can use #rgb, #rrggbb and HTML color names.
mathcolor
The text color and also the color of the root symbol itself. You can use #rgb, #rrggbb and HTML color names.

Examples

Sample rendering: root-x

Rendering in your browser: x

<math>

 <msqrt>
    <mi>x</mi>
  </msqrt> 

</math>

Browser compatibility

{{ CompatibilityTable() }}

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support {{ CompatNo() }} (24 only) {{ CompatGeckoDesktop("1.0") }} {{ CompatNo() }} 9.5 5.1
href {{ CompatNo() }} {{webkitbug(85733)}} {{ CompatGeckoDesktop("7.0") }} {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatNo() }} {{webkitbug(85733)}}
mathbackground {{ CompatNo() }} (24 only) {{ CompatGeckoDesktop("2.0") }} {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatNo() }} 5.1
mathcolor {{ CompatNo() }} (24 only) {{ CompatGeckoDesktop("2.0") }} {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatNo() }} 5.1
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatGeckoMobile("1.0") }} {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatNo() }}
href {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatGeckoMobile("7.0") }} {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatNo() }}
mathbackground {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatGeckoMobile("2.0") }} {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatNo() }}
mathcolor {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatGeckoMobile("2.0") }} {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatNo() }} {{ CompatNo() }}

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
{{ SpecName('MathML3', 'chapter3.html#presm.msqrt', 'msqrt') }} {{ Spec2('MathML3') }} Current specification
{{ SpecName('MathML2', 'chapter3.html#presm.msqrt', 'msqrt') }} {{ Spec2('MathML2') }} Initial specification

See also

  • {{ MathMLElement("mroot") }} (Radical with an index)

Revision Source

<p>{{MathMLRef()}}</p>
<p>The MathML <code>&lt;msqrt&gt;</code> element is used to display square roots (no index is displayed). The square root accepts only one argument, which leads to the following syntax: <code>&lt;msqrt&gt; <em>base</em> &lt;/msqrt&gt;</code>.</p>
<h2 id="Attributes">Attributes</h2>
<dl>
 <dt id="attr-class-id-style">
  class, id, style</dt>
 <dd>
  Provided for use with <a href="/en-US/docs/CSS">stylesheets</a>.</dd>
 <dt id="attr-href">
  href</dt>
 <dd>
  Used to set a hyperlink to a specified URI.</dd>
 <dt id="attr-mathbackground">
  mathbackground</dt>
 <dd>
  The background color. You can use <code>#rgb</code>, <code>#rrggbb</code> and <a href="/en-US/docs/CSS/color_value#Color_Keywords">HTML color names</a>.</dd>
 <dt id="attr-mathcolor">
  mathcolor</dt>
 <dd>
  The text color and also the color of the root symbol itself. You can use <code>#rgb</code>, <code>#rrggbb</code> and <a href="/en-US/docs/CSS/color_value#Color_Keywords">HTML color names</a>.</dd>
</dl>
<h2 id="Examples">Examples</h2>
<p>Sample rendering: <img alt="root-x" src="/files/3201/msqrt.png" style="vertical-align: middle; margin-left: 10px;" /></p>
<p>Rendering in your browser: <math> <msqrt> <mi>x</mi> </msqrt> </math></p>
<pre class="brush: html">
&lt;math&gt;

 &lt;msqrt&gt;
    &lt;mi&gt;x&lt;/mi&gt;
  &lt;/msqrt&gt; 

&lt;/math&gt;
</pre>
<h2 id="Browser_compatibility">Browser compatibility</h2>
<p>{{ CompatibilityTable() }}</p>
<div id="compat-desktop">
 <table class="compat-table">
  <tbody>
   <tr>
    <th>Feature</th>
    <th>Chrome</th>
    <th>Firefox (Gecko)</th>
    <th>Internet Explorer</th>
    <th>Opera</th>
    <th>Safari</th>
   </tr>
   <tr>
    <td>Basic support</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }} (24 only)</td>
    <td>{{ CompatGeckoDesktop("1.0") }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>9.5</td>
    <td>5.1</td>
   </tr>
   <tr>
    <td><code>href</code></td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }} {{webkitbug(85733)}}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatGeckoDesktop("7.0") }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }} {{webkitbug(85733)}}</td>
   </tr>
   <tr>
    <td><code>mathbackground</code></td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }} (24 only)</td>
    <td>{{ CompatGeckoDesktop("2.0") }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>5.1</td>
   </tr>
   <tr>
    <td><code>mathcolor</code></td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }} (24 only)</td>
    <td>{{ CompatGeckoDesktop("2.0") }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>5.1</td>
   </tr>
  </tbody>
 </table>
</div>
<div id="compat-mobile">
 <table class="compat-table">
  <tbody>
   <tr>
    <th>Feature</th>
    <th>Android</th>
    <th>Chrome for Android</th>
    <th>Firefox Mobile (Gecko)</th>
    <th>IE Mobile</th>
    <th>Opera Mobile</th>
    <th>Safari Mobile</th>
   </tr>
   <tr>
    <td>Basic support</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatGeckoMobile("1.0") }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
   </tr>
   <tr>
    <td><code>href</code></td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatGeckoMobile("7.0") }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
   </tr>
   <tr>
    <td><code>mathbackground</code></td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatGeckoMobile("2.0") }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
   </tr>
   <tr>
    <td><code>mathcolor</code></td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatGeckoMobile("2.0") }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
    <td>{{ CompatNo() }}</td>
   </tr>
  </tbody>
 </table>
</div>
<h2 id="Specifications" name="Specifications">Specifications</h2>
<table class="standard-table" height="49" width="1000">
 <thead>
  <tr>
   <th scope="col">Specification</th>
   <th scope="col">Status</th>
   <th scope="col">Comment</th>
  </tr>
 </thead>
 <tbody>
  <tr>
   <td>{{ SpecName('MathML3', 'chapter3.html#presm.msqrt', 'msqrt') }}</td>
   <td>{{ Spec2('MathML3') }}</td>
   <td>Current specification</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
   <td>{{ SpecName('MathML2', 'chapter3.html#presm.msqrt', 'msqrt') }}</td>
   <td>{{ Spec2('MathML2') }}</td>
   <td>Initial specification</td>
  </tr>
 </tbody>
</table>
<h2 id="See_also">See also</h2>
<ul>
 <li>{{ MathMLElement("mroot") }} (Radical with an index)</li>
</ul>
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