You can use the ABS function to remove the minus sign (-) from a negative number.

Excel has no built-in function to calculate the nth root of a number.

To calculate the nth root of a number, simply raise that number to the power of 1/n.

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## How do you calculate under root in Excel?

**Top 5 Ways to Calculate SQUARE Root in Excel**

- SQRT(number)
- =SQRT(A1)
- =SQRT(ABS(A1))
- POWER(number, power)
- =POWER(A1,1/2)
- =A1^(1/2)
- =Number.Sqrt([Numbers])
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## How do I make a square root symbol in Excel?

=UNICHAR(8730) gives the square root symbol in Microsoft Excel. Go to Insert Tab and click the Symbol from the Symbols group.

You can use the square root symbolbinthe following way:

- Select the cell you want to insert the square root symbol.
- Click on Insert tab, then select Symbols tab.
- Choose the square root symbol.

## How do you take the square root of a negative number in Excel?

Use SQRT Function To Find Square Root of A Number In Excel

If you pass the negative number to SQRT function, then it shows #NUM! error. So, it is always recommended to use ABS function along with SQRT function as shown below. ABS function converts negative number to positive number i.e; absolute number.

## How do you type a square root?

**For word processors, you can:**

- Copy and paste the following square root symbol into your document: √
- if your keyboard has a number pad, hold down the [Alt] button and type 251.