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Topic: sqrt(x) without approximation?
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Re: sqrt(x) without approximation?
Posted: Feb 9, 2013 4:30 PM
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JT <> 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...?

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