On an unknown algorithm for computing square roots

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Abstract

A relatively unknown algorithm for computing square roots is presented. In a survey of more than 50 teachers of mathematics, not one of them recalled having ever encountered it before. The algorithm is first illustrated and then proved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)153-158
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology
Volume34
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics (miscellaneous)
  • Education
  • Applied Mathematics

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