The problem is how did Archimedes calculate the lengths of the sides of the polygons which needed him to be able to calculate square roots?

What fractions can you find between the square roots of 65 and 67?

Find the polynomial p(x) with integer coefficients such that one solution of the equation p(x)=0 is $1+\sqrt 2+\sqrt 3$.

Find integer solutions to: $${{\sqrt{a + b\sqrt{x}}} + {\sqrt{c + d\sqrt{x}}}} ={ 1}$$

Hint: As everything on the left is positive and the total is 1, there are only a few cases to consider.