root-squaring methods

root-squaring methods

[′rüt ‚skwer·iŋ ‚meth·ədz]
(mathematics)
Methods of solving algebraic equations which involve calculating the coefficients in a sequence of equations, each of which has roots which are the squares of the roots in the previous equation.
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