# Template:Root

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This template finds an *n*th root of a real number. By default, it gives a square root.

To use it to find a square root, enter:

`{{root|number}}`

To use it to find an *n*th root, enter:

`{{root|number|n}}`

Examples:

- {{root|0.000001}} gives 0.001
- {{root|0.0001}} gives 0.01
- {{root|0.81}} gives 0.9
- {{root|2}} gives 1.4142135623731
- {{root|25}} gives 5
- {{root|27|3}} gives 3
- {{root|256|4}} gives 4
- {{root|-1}} gives 1i (result if answer is not a real number)

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