Numerical Methods

Root Hunter

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

In this short problem, try to find the location of the roots of some unusual functions by finding where they change sign.

Solve Me!

Age 16 to 18 Short Challenge Level:

Can you use numerical methods to solve this equation to 1 decimal place?

Archimedes Numerical Roots

Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

How did Archimedes calculate the lengths of the sides of the polygons which needed him to be able to calculate square roots?