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Take a matrix square root in Mathematica

  1. Dec 12, 2011 #1
    How in the world do you take the square root of a matrix in Mathematica? All the ways I've tried haven't worked... Thanks!
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 12, 2011 #2
    Figured it out. One simply does MatrixPower[S,1/2], where S is the matrix.
     
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