Finding the square root of a four-digit perfect square

Community Mathematics Centre, CoMaC (2019) Finding the square root of a four-digit perfect square. At Right Angles. pp. 66-68. ISSN 2582-1873

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Abstract

On the web page belonging to A2Y Academy For Excellence, there appears a curious method to find the square root of a four-digit number if it is known that that number is a perfect square. We describe the method here using two examples and then consider how to explain it.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Community Mathematics Centre, CoMaC
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English
Uncontrolled Keywords: Perfect square, Square root, Algorithm, Exploration
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/3174
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