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More Meaning From the Geometric Mean

Bryan Dorner 

February 2003, Volume 96, Issue 2, Page 142

Abstract:
Classroom suggestions for combining numerical, algebraic, and geometric techniques to the understanding of a simple method for computing  square roots. The historical origins of the method illustrate the debt we owe to ancient minds living in what are now India, Pakistan, Iraq, and Egypt.

Keywords:
Article
Grades 9-12
Constructions
Mean / Median / Mode
Teacher
Lesson Plans
Reasoning and Proof