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    Default numerical analysis problem?

    can someone tell how babilonians find square roots?where can i search that?

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    Try this site -- they used Newton's method over three centuries before Newton was born :

    http://www.pballew.net/oldsqrt.htm

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babylonian_mathematics

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