Date: Jan 20, 2013 12:53 PM
Author: Milo Gardner
Subject: Re: Archimedes square root of 3

Archimedes' considered 

1. (a + b)^2 = a^2 + 2ab + b^2

in all three STEPS

and in STEP 2


2. error 1 x/y

REDUCED BY x/y divided by 2 x(a + b/c) =

xc/2(a + b)