# sqrt

sqrt overloads sqrt

### Syntax

```
y = sqrt(x)
```

### Comment

The operator is implemented using a graph representation based on a second-order cone programming model, and can thus only be used in scenarios where YALMIP can propagate convexity. If you want to avoid a graph-representation using second-order cone constraints and instead use a standard nonlinear programming approach, use sqrtm instead.

Read more about the difference between sqrt and sqrtm in YALMIP

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