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Topic: Calculation of square and cube roots--simple method
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Peter Duveen

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Calculation of square and cube roots--simple method
Posted: Jul 16, 2012 12:18 PM
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Dissatisfied with the methods of extracting roots of numbers, I came up with a method of my own. I wrote about it here: http://www.opednews.com/Diary/Breaking-the-chains-of-squ-by-Peter-Duveen-120219-272.html

The existence of such a simple method could prompt the re-inclusion of root extraction into the standard curriculum. Many students ask whether the root of a number can be calculated, and a teacher is often at a loss to help them.

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