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Iain Davidson

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Re: cube root of a given number
Posted: Jul 17, 2007 4:38 AM
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On 16 Jul, 23:24, gwh <ghug...@cei.net> wrote:
> On Jul 14, 10:30 pm, arithmeticae <djes...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Maybe not in "any text on numbers", but back in 1945 I purchased a
> copy of "Handbook of Engineering Fundamentals", by Eshbach, and the
> cube root extraction scheme described there was precisely the same as
> the scheme described on one of the links given on the above website. I
> used that method lots of times in my engineering career when I needed
> more precision than my trusty log-log duplex decitrig slide rule was
> able to give me.


Yes, you can find interesting
pre-computer techniques in
old maths books - even the" texts on
numbers". Was there a reference to
to the originator of the method ?



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