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Math.SQRT1_2

The Math.SQRT1_2 property represents the square root of 1/2 which is approximately 0.707:

Math.SQRT1_2=12=120.707\mathtt{\mi{Math.SQRT1_2}} = \sqrt{\frac{1}{2}} = \frac{1}{\sqrt{2}} \approx 0.707

Property attributes of Math.SQRT1_2
Writable no
Enumerable no
Configurable no

Description

Because SQRT1_2 is a static property of Math, you always use it as Math.SQRT1_2, rather than as a property of a Math object you created (Math is not a constructor).

Examples

Using Math.SQRT1_2

The following function returns 1 over the square root of 2:

function getRoot1_2() {
  return Math.SQRT1_2;
}

getRoot1_2(); // 0.7071067811865476

Specifications

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Desktop
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
SQRT1_2 1 12 1 3 3 1
Mobile
Android webview Chrome for Android Firefox for Android Opera for Android Safari on iOS Samsung Internet
SQRT1_2 1 18 4 10.1 1 1.0
Server
Node.js
SQRT1_2 0.1.100

See also

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https://wiki.developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Reference/Global_Objects/Math/SQRT1_2