C hypot() Function

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C hypot()

The hypot() function returns the square root of the sum of squares of its arguments.

The calculation for this function is: a2 + b2 = c2.

This function is defined in <math.h> header file.

Example

C Compiler
#include <stdio.h> #include <math.h> int main() { printf("%lf\n", hypot(3, 4)); return 0; }

Syntax

double hypot(double a, double b)

Parameter Values

ValueTypeExplanation
a Required Specifies a number representing coordinates.
b Required Specifies a number representing coordinates.

Return Value

ValueExplanation
Number Returns the square root of the sum of squares of its arguments.

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