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Who invented the square root?



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There does not seem to be a single inventor of "square roots". Both the ancient Babylonians and Greeks developed ways to calculate specific ones. The following web sites will give you a lot of info on that topic and many other math topics. They are really good "hits". http://whyslopes.com/freeAccess/squareRoots.html

http://whyslopes.com/freeAccess/history_of_numbers_and_algebra.html

http://www.mathpages.com/home/index.htm

Vince Calder



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