# Extending Theon's Ladder to Any Square Root

by Shaun Giberson (Rowan University) and Thomas J. Osler (Rowan University)

College Mathematics Journal
May, 2004

Subject classification(s): Analysis | Real Analysis | Convergence
Applicable Course(s): 2.1 College Algebra | 4.10 Math for High School Teachers

Theon's ladder, a method for approximating the square roots of $2$, is extended to any integer $c$.

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