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Topic: Archimedes square root of 3
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Milo Gardner

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Re: Archimedes square root of 3
Posted: Jan 20, 2013 12:53 PM
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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)

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