Virgil
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Re: sqrt(x) without approximation?
Posted:
Feb 9, 2013 6:52 PM


In article <481ec796f71f42d080d6032ac736f6be@googlegroups.com>, forbisgaryg@gmail.com wrote:
> On Saturday, February 9, 2013 1:30:25 PM UTC8, Virgil wrote: > > 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. > > In base sqrt(n), n is expressed as 100.
But that was not the question asked. The question asked was "How in NYaN does one write sqrt(n)?" 

