tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-11439944.post624828019709547617..comments2017-10-04T22:23:29.231-07:00Comments on Grey Matters: Blog: Estimating Square RootsPi Guyhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09760001560356969164noreply@blogger.comBlogger3125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-11439944.post-86455738956689287772012-07-09T23:51:59.341-07:002012-07-09T23:51:59.341-07:00this is a great method that reduces the computatio...this is a great method that reduces the computational intensity to almost nothing. Memorizing the squares up to 31 is pretty easy as most young people should have the squares up to 12 memorized (in America- I believe it's 15 or 30 in India?), the squares in the teens are relatively easy, the squares of any even number can be 4 times 1/2 of the square of the number you're trying to squarezfolwickhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/05352858482047170834noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-11439944.post-3771837272460471222012-07-09T21:18:47.148-07:002012-07-09T21:18:47.148-07:00This is a good method for a quick estimate. If yo...This is a good method for a quick estimate. If you are proficient with mental calculation then this article has great algorithms and solutions for square roots to almost arbitrary precision and many other types of calculations, including logarithms<br /><br />http://www.myreckonings.com/Dead_Reckoning/Online/Online_Material.htm<br /><br />Dead Reckoning the book is, in my opinion, the next step Jaynoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-11439944.post-68694202427999882122012-07-08T19:12:17.694-07:002012-07-08T19:12:17.694-07:00Use the original square root method from fourth gr...Use the original square root method from fourth grade math.<br /><br />Or memorize the one page thee place log table.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.com