Recursion, Roots and Newton's Methods

In this recursion instructional activity, students determine the successive approximations of square roots by using the Babylonian Algorithm. They discuss how to derive Newton's Method from the microscopic approximation. This four-page instructional activity contains six-multi step problems. It provides detailed explanations and examples of how to work the problems.

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