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Extending Theon's Ladder to Any Square Root

Theon's ladder, a method for approximating the square roots of \(2\), is extended to any integer \(c\).

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Author(s): 
Shaun Giberson (Rowan University) and Thomas J. Osler (Rowan University)
Publication Date: 
Thursday, March 8, 2007
Original Publication Source: 
College Mathematics Journal
Original Publication Date: 
May, 2004
Subject(s): 
Analysis
Real Analysis
Convergence
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Author (old format): 
Shaun Giberson and Thomas J. Osler
Applicable Course(s): 
2.1 College Algebra
4.10 Math for High School Teachers
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Wednesday, October 19, 2011
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