# The Excel SQRTPI Function

Related Functions:
PI Function
SQRT Function

## Basic Description

The Excel SQRTPI function returns the square root of a supplied number multiplied by the mathematical constant, π.

I.e.

SQRTPI( number ) = SQRT( number * π )

The syntax of the Sqrtpi function is:

SQRTPI( number )

Where the number argument is the positive numeric value, that you want to multiply by pi, before calculating the square root.

## Sqrtpi Function Examples

The following spreadsheet contains four examples of the Sqrtpi function.

Formulas:
A
1=SQRTPI( 5 )
2=SQRTPI( 0.2 )
3=SQRTPI( 100 )
4=SQRTPI( 0 )
Results:
A
13.963327298
20.79266546
317.72453851
40

Further details and examples of the Excel Sqrtpi function are provided on the Microsoft Office website.

## Sqrtpi Function Errors

If you get an error from the Excel Sqrtpi Function, this is likely to be one of the following:

Common Errors
 #NUM! - Occurs if the supplied number is < 0. #VALUE! - Occurs if the supplied number argument is non-numeric.