Virgil
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Re: sqrt(x) without approximation?
Posted:
Feb 9, 2013 4:30 PM


In article <98c9f2d8e09f4cc3aedad51f831b840c@k14g2000vbv.googlegroups.com>, JT <jonas.thornvall@gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there always such a base for any N that we can write sqrt(N) > without approximation? Would it matter if we use NyaN or standard > bases.
No and no!
While sqrt(N) for nonsquare N, can be approximated in standard notations, I do not see that there can be any analog to digits to the right of a decimal point for your NyaN numbers. What, for example, would be the NyaN expression for 0.333...? 

