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How to Calculate Square Roots by Hand

The long method, to obtain a correct result to any level of accuracy without resorting to estimates

In the last fifty years, the ever more widespread diffusion of increasingly cheaper and more powerful home computers has made it possible to fully delegate to machines the execution of calculations that only humans could perform until recently. Among these calculations, we can certainly include finding the square roots of whole or decimal numbers. Few people today feel the need to learn how to compute…

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