Approximating square roots and cube roots
Hussen, Ali Ibrahim (2015) Approximating square roots and cube roots. At Right Angles, 4 (1). pp. 1115. ISSN 25821873
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Abstract
The idea of equivalent geometric forms is used in this study to devise simple formulas to estimate the square root and the cube root of an arbitrary positive number. The resulting formulas are easy to use and they don’t take much time to calculate. They give excellent estimates which compare very favourably with those given by a pocket calculator
Item Type:  Articles in APF Magazines  

Authors:  Hussen, Ali Ibrahim  
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Uncontrolled Keywords:  Square root, Cube root, Estimation, Accuracy, Geometric mean, harmonic mean, Inequality, Square, Cube  
Subjects:  Natural Sciences > Mathematics  
Divisions:  Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles  
Full Text Status:  Public  
URI:  http://publications.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/id/eprint/3093  
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