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- Before Pythagoras: The Culture of Old Babylonian Mathematics - New York University Institute for the Study of the Ancient World
This archaeological exhibit explored the world of Old Babylonian mathematics through cuneiform tablets, and illustrates how the ancient civilization performed arithmetic on numbers based entirely on two symbols. Online highlights include images of a multiplication
A basic calculator for numerical experimentation, as a learning tool for the fundamental mathematical concepts and functions (as students do in, e.g. Physics labs.) Includes powers, exponents, square roots, factorials, trig functions. Link to further
- Square Root Calculator - Chris Misenheimer
This interactive square root calculator calculates the square root of positive, negative, imaginary, and complex numbers, rounded to seven decimal places. Short articles include "Square roots and area," "Square roots without a calculator," and "What does
- Square Roots without a Calculator - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
A selection of answers to questions about square roots without a calculator, from the divide-and-average technique to Newton's method to the continued fraction algorithm (CFA).
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