# Newton's square-root method

## Newton's square-root method

[′nüt·ənz ′skwer ‚rüt ‚meth·əd] (mathematics)

A technique for the estimation of the roots of an equation exhibiting faster convergence than Newton's method; this involves calculus methods and the square-root function.

McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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