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Root Route (Posted on 2004-06-29) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Develop an efficient algorithm to find the square root of a positive real number.

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Solution i t e r a t e | Comment 3 of 7 |
Take as a 1st value x=N/2
iterate by making a new x= average of old x and N divided by old x

example : N=100
X= 50

X=1/2(50+2)=26
X=1/2(26+100/26)=14.9
X=1/2(14.9+100/14.9)=10.8
X=1/2(10.8+100/10.8)=10.03 ETC


ady
  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2004-06-29 09:32:21
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