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?