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How can you change the equation 1/2(x+2/x) so that it can calculate decimal approximations for other radicals like square root 3,5 or 11.

Thanks in advance ^.^ 

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To find the square root of N, iterate the formula: xn = (1/2)(xn-1 + N/xn-1)

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Alan  Nov 8, 2014
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To find the square root of N, iterate the formula: xn = (1/2)(xn-1 + N/xn-1)

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Alan  Nov 8, 2014

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